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2024 Seedling Sale!!

It’s that time of year again! Our annual Conservation District Seedling Sale is here! Submit your orders before the March 22nd deadline! All proceeds benefit scholarships for local students!! Contact the District with any questions at: (570)382-3086. 2024 ORDER FORM

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AG BMP Program-Application Period Open!

The Lackawanna County Conservation District is accepting applications for its Agricultural Best Management Practice (Ag BMP) Program. Eligible practices include, but are not limited to: roof runoff control, stream/pond exclusion fencing, rotational grazing, spring development, manure stacking/storage, diversions, waterways, stormwater management

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E&S Plan Reviews-New Fee Schedule

The Lackawanna County Conservation District Board of Directors voted at their January 26th, 2023 meeting to adopt a new fee schedule for E&S plan reviews. Effective March 1st, 2023, all E&S plans submitted to the Conservation District for review will

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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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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-2023 Meeting Dates

The Board of Directors for the Lackawanna County Conservation District have published their scheduled meetings for 2023. Meetings will be held at 12:30pm on the third Thursday of each month. Until further notice, participation in the meetings is planned for

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