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2022 Conservation District Seedling Sale

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is hosting its annual seedling sale! We have a variety of fruit trees/plants, ornamental shrubs, perennials, and pollinator seed mix available for purchase. All proceeds from the sale benefit scholarships awarded to Lackawanna County high

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Lackawanna County Conservation District Riparian Buffer Planting- Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is seeking proposals from qualified forest planting contractors to plant approximately 10 acres of forest riparian buffer in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. Services sought include: Preparation mowing/clearing of approximately 10 acres Planting 250 bare-root seedlings per

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Lackawanna County Conservation District Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is currently seeking proposals for a Certified Public Accountant or Accounting Firm to Conduct the Conservation District’s 2021 Audit. Respondents must submit proposals, in writing, before 3:00pm ET on March 23rd, 2022. For more information,

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New! DEP Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

DEP is offering rebates to Pennsylvania agricultural producers for energy efficiency projects. Applications are being accepted effective September 20, 2021, and rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available, through March 31, 2022. Rebates

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Lackawanna County Conservation District-Board of Directors Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Lackawanna County Conservation District is scheduled for March 24th, 2022. Interested public participants can contact the Conservation District at 570-382-3086 for more information on attending the meeting or for details

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Help Keep Streams Clean

Did you know there are easy steps you can take to make a difference in your community? Every day, the state’s sixty-six conservation districts work to prevent pollution in Pennsylvania. But we can’t do this alone. We need your help.

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2020 Annual Report

The annual report for the Lackawanna County Conservation District from 2020 is now available! To obtain a full copy of the report, including highlights from each program the District offers, click HERE!

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Department Of Agriculture Adds 8 Counties To Pennsylvania’s Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine, Highlights New Weapon To Sniff Out Pest

03/10/2021 ​Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced that eight counties have been added to Pennsylvania’s Spotted Lanternfly quarantine zone ahead of the 2021 spring hatch. With this addition, the quarantine for this invasive pest is now at 34 counties. “The Spotted Lanternfly is

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Lackawanna County Conservation District Board of Directors-2022 Meeting Dates

The Board of Directors for the Lackawanna County Conservation District have published their scheduled meetings for 2022. Meetings will be held at 12:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. The November and December meetings will be held on the

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DISTRICT OFFICE UPDATE: COVID19-CORONAVIRUS-SARS CoV2

Lackawanna County Conservation District operating information following the “State of Emergency” issued by Lackawanna County regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and SARS CoV2: The public should be cognizant that the District office will remain open, but by appointment only and with

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