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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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.
See grant application below (click here):
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Planning Grant Final
Please click on the following link for the final CHPG Final Report:
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