1038 Montdale Rd

Scott Twp., PA 18447
Phone 570.382.3086

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About The District

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is a legal subdivision of state government responsible under state law for conservation work within county boundaries. Established in 1958, LCCD strives to provide for the conservation of soil and water resources through the control and prevention of soil erosion and conservation, restoration and planning of the countyís watersheds.  LCCD serves the public as being a clearinghouse for information, erosion & sedimentation control, watershed conservation, environmental education & public outreach.

A Message From the Manager



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:: Erosion and Sediment Control :: Current Events :: District News
Looking to find the information you need for your erosion and sedimentation control permits in Lackawanna County?  Click this link to learn about necessary permits and fee schedules.

Quick contacts for E&S control:

Permit Decision Guarantee Policy

DEP will begin implementing new permit review procedures under the Permit Decision Guarantee Policy.  This policy will affect both the Individual and General NPDES permit application reviews.  The following link has additional information on the PDG Policy.  As additional information becomes available we will try to make you aware of it.    





Conservation Grant Now Open!!

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is now offering Conservation grants up to $2,000 to school districts and non-profit conservation organizations in Lackawanna County for environmental education activities or environmental community projects. Successful applicants should include elements that promote awareness of local environmental issues.

Interested parties should contact Cheryl Nolan at (570) 382-3086 or nolan@lccd.net for more information. Grant deadline is
October 31, 2014.

See grant application below (click here):

LCCD Conservation Grant Application (2).pdf_


Agricultural Best Management Practice (BMP) Program

New for 2014-2015! The Lackawanna Conservation District is now accepting applications for itís Agricultural Best Management Practice (BMP) Program. Eligible practices include both structural and crop related practices including but not limited to roof runoff control, stream bank fencing, rotational grazing, manure stacking/storage, diversions/waterways, no-till/cover crops and more!

Application deadline December 31st

Contact Eric Johnson at (570) 382-3086 or johnson@lccd.net for more information.




Coldwater Heritage

Planning Grant Final


Please click on the following link for the final CHPG Final Report:

Docs/2013 CHPG_Final Report.pdf

 District Monthly Meeting

LCCD Board of Directors meets on the third Thursday of each month at the district office in Scott Twp, Joe Terry Center at 12:30 PM