BARK-BARK-BARK at NatureWorksPark

This is our very first blog and we wanted to take this space to promote two of our favorite things – the great outdoors and our pets! BCCD developed a…

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Planning is the Focus for Agriculture

Agriculture is the Number One industry in Blair County and the Blair District has a strong albeit evolving program to support agriculture. District planning numbers doubled in 2020, preparing 17…

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Spotlight on the DGLV Road Program

The DG&LVR program continues to address sediment pollution from undermanaged roads and drainage facilities on Dirt & Gravel Roads and paved Low Volume Roads (less than 500 vehicles per day).…

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Tillage and Cover Crop Survey – 2020

The Blair County Conservation District has been cooperating with the Capital RC&D to conduct Transect Surveys of the County since 2012. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate progress…

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Region Leader in Farms Preserved

Blair County’s Conservation Easement Purchase Program was approved in 1991. The Conservation District facilitates the program for the County of Blair. In 2020 the program preserved one large farm totaling…

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Thank You Harold Bailey!

The year was 1966 and the Blair County Conservation District was formed because a group of Blair County Citizens got signatures on a petition to take to the County Commissioners.…

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