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 the 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 …

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BCCD Accepting Resumes for Open Position

Employment Opportunity

The Berks County Conservation District (BCCD) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of  WATERSHED COORDINATOR Click here to view full job description. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Provide technical, informational and organizational assistance that will improve watershed conservation and the quality and quantity of the Commonwealth’s surface and groundwater resources.  …

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2nd Annual Food Drive

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  2nd Annual  FULL PLATES FOR THE FOOD BANK Thank you for your support during last year’s drive. You donated over 190 pounds!   Let’s beat that total this year! Please donate non-perishable food items to help fill the plates of those less fortunate. Join the Berks County Conservation District as they …

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New round of REAP funding is here

REAP

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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FARM program – Become a member now!

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FARM (Farmers Achieving Resource Management) is a free program offered by the Berks County Conservation District (BCCD) designed to better serve and build relationships within our agricultural community. Read more here.

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