Expedited Reviews

Please be aware: The Berks County Conservation District is not accepting expedited reviews until further notice.

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Invasive Insect Found in Berks County

On Sept. 22, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, confirmed the presence of Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula, (WHITE)) in Berks County, as part of its responsibility to identify plants/weeds, insects and mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria and viruses that impact Pennsylvania’s natural resources, flora and …

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Tree Seedling Sale – April 21, 2017

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2017 Tree Seedling Sale April 21, 2017 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm *Apologies for those that have not received an order form inserted in the brochure. There was an error with the mailing and is being corrected. You should receive another letter by next week with everything included. A printable …

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Berks County Conservation District Scholarship Program

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Berks County Conservation District Scholarship Program The Berks County Conservation District (BCCD) is accepting scholarship applications from High School seniors within Berks County, or current College or University students whose permanent residency is within Berks County. This year’s scholarship program will award over $10,000 in scholarships! Several scholarships available ~ the top scholarship …

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“Paint the Rain” Barrel Decorating Contest

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  The Berks County Conservation District is excited to announce its second Paint the Rain School Competition. The competition is open to all Berks County schools grades 9-12 (this includes private, public, charter, home and/or online based education institutions). The Berks County Conservation District will provide each participating class or …

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New round of REAP funding is here

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Applications will be accepted for completed projects starting on August 1, 2016. Applications that involve proposed projects will be accepted beginning August 15, 2016. As usual, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A deadline for applications will be established as funding is exhausted. More information is available here and on …

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Helping to Connect

2016 Directory

The Berks County Conservation District created the 2016 Department and Cooperating Agencies Directory to better aid Berks County by providing a contact list of various water and soil related agencies and groups.

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Talking about Stormwater

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Stormwater is Impairing Berks County Streams… Rainwater and melting snow runs over lawns, parking lots, and farm fields, through city streets and forests, picking up and carrying pollutants into our streams, rivers, and oceans.  Typically, we can see  this “stormwater” flow off our driveways or down our streets during a …

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Conservation Poster Contest

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The BCCD is hosting a poster contest! The contest is open to all public and private schools (K to 12th grade) and the stewardship theme is “Healthy Soils are Full of Life” Due date for the posters to be submitted is Friday, April 7, 2017. Judging will take place April 17th-April …

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