Application and Fee Schedule Revisions

To All Berks County Municipalities and Consultants working in Berks County: This Notification is to inform you that the Berks County Conservation District Application and Fee Schedule will be changing effective February 1, 2021. The new application will be available on the website and from our office at the end …

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2021 ANNUAL SEEDLING SALE

Mark your calendars for BCCD’s Annual Seedling Sale to be held on April 16, 2021 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at the Berks County Agricultural Center (1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport PA 19533). We are currently accepting pre-orders for the sale. Click here to view the 2021 Seedling Sale: Brochure …

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BCCD Accepting Electronic Plan Submissions:

Due to the continuing COVID-19 Pandemic and the current work-from-home restrictions, the Berks County Conservation District will now be accepting electronic plan submissions. Please call Berks County Conservation District’s main line 610.372.4657 for additional information about submitting a plan electronically for review. Applicants and consultants: this guide provides additional information …

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PaDEP Instructional Videos for Chapter 105 e-Permitting Registration

Explore PaDEP’s webpage with instructional videos to assist Applicants and Consultants in registering for Chapter 105 e-Permitting. Applicants/owners utilize this video to assist in registering as an Electronic Filing Adminstrator (EFA). Employees who are not the EFA (i.e. consultants or other users needing to register for their client) may utilize this video to assist …

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Press Release: $2.2 Million Awarded to Berks County Farms

Agricultural Best Management Practice (BMP) Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay The Berks County Conservation District is excited to announce good news is on the way for Berks County farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Last week, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) awarded more than $200 million for the Regional …

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UPDATE:

Amid the ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the Berks County Conservation District Board of Directors and Management have decided it is in the best interest of staff, their families and the public to have Conservation District staff start working remotely and reduce office hours. Effective March 23, 2020 the following changes …

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Reissuance of PAG-02 NPDES General Permit

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE–On 12.07.2019, the Department of Environmental Protection published a final, reissued NPDES General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities (PAG-02) in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, which will become effective on December 8, 2019. All permittees currently working in the county of Berks under the NPDES PAG-02 …

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