Montgomery and Berks County CDs Partnering to Host Innovation Ag Workshop: “Growing Your Operation”

The Montgomery County Conservation District is partnering with Berks County Conservation District, NRCS, the Berks Conservancy, and Penn State Extension to hold an “Innovative Ag” workshop at the Berks County Agricultural Center this Thursday, February 26.

See the agenda.

MCCD to Host TreeVitalize Workshop Feb. 20

All entities who have been awarded a TreeVitalize Watersheds grant for 2015 are highly encouraged to attend this workshop on Friday, February 20 at 10:00am to learn how to enhance their tree planting projects.  If you are interested in the TreeVitalize Watersheds program, but are not a current grantee, please contact Krista Scheirer at kscheirer@montgomeryconservation.org.

 

Innovative Ag Workshop “Growing Your Operation” to be Held at Berks County Ag Center

The Montgomery County and Berks County Conservation Districts are teaming up with NRCS, Penn State Extension, and the Berks Conservancy to host a FREE workshop for farmers on February 26, 2015, from 8:30am-3:30pm.  The workshop will cover topics such as techniques for healthy soil, funding opportunities, and how to market farm services.  Manure hauler and broker credits will be available.

A pig roast lunch will be provided.

For more details, and to register, click here.

PA American Water Offers 2015 Stream Of Learning Scholarship Program

Pennsylvania American Water Wednesday announced applications are being accepted for its 2015 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry.

Applications are due March 16.

Registration Open for Envirothon 2015!

Registration forms and schedules are now available for the high school, middle school, and elementary school events.  Spaces are filling quickly, so register your students today!

To fill out a registration form, and see more details, please visit our Envirothon page.

Mission Statement
To protect and improve the quality of life of the residents of Montgomery County and surrounding communities by providing, in cooperation with others, timely and efficient service, education, and technical guidance, for the wise use of our soil, water, and related resources.

Check the Upcoming Events page for our other programs and items of interest!