Resource Conservation News & Information

  • May 19, 2022

PAOneStop

PAOneStop PAOneStop provides free, easy-to-use online tools to assist farmers in developing agricultural erosion and sedimentation control and manure management plans to meet regulatory requirements, minimize soil loss, and protect…

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  • May 10, 2022

NatureWorksPark Pollinator Photo Contest

NatureWorksPark, a division of the Blair County Conservation District, is hosting a Pollinator Photo Contest for all ages!  Residents and visitors of Blair County are keep your smartphones and cameras…

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  • May 3, 2022

RAIN BARREL PAINTING PARTIES SUMMER 2022!

RAIN BARREL PAINTING PARTIES SUMMER 2022! The Blair County Conservation District will be hosting ‘Paint to Drip’ Workshops throughout this summer. Attendees will have the opportunity to paint their own…

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  • January 21, 2022

Blair County Collaborative TMDL and Pollution Reduction Plan Addendum vol. 2

Public Comments are being solicited for the following plan: Blair County Collaborative TMDL and Pollution Reduction Plan Addendum vol. 2 In 2018, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved the…

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  • January 7, 2022

Riparian Buffer Webinar Series

Held every Wednesday during February at 1PM Webinars Include:– “Buffers and Benefits” (2/2/22)– “Stream Side Property: Common Problems & Solutions” (2/9/22)– “Designing a Buffer: Considerations & Plant Recommendations” (2/16/22)– “Caring…

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  • January 6, 2022

Clean Water Forum

{Clean Water Forum} The Blair County Intergovernmental Stormwater Committee (ISC) is partnering with the Blair County Conservation District to host a municipal workshop for all Blair County municipalities watershed organizations,…

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  • October 29, 2021

Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (PA DEP)

The PA Department of Environmental Protection’s new Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate program can help defray the costs of LED lighting or variable frequency drives for your farm. Applicants must meet…

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  • October 25, 2021

Conservation District Seeks Full-Time Technician Position

The Blair County Conservation District is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Technician Position to work in the Ag Erosion & Sediment Control, Manure Management and Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume…

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  • September 20, 2021

District Celebrates 55th Anniversary

The Blair County Conservation District is celebrating their 55th Anniversary at the Annual District Banquet.  The Banquet will be held on Thursday October 21st, 2021, at a NEW location of…

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  • September 20, 2021

Improving Local Waters through Plan Development

Pennsylvania is working together to restore and protect waterways within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  Participating PA Counties are charged with reducing nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment in local streams and rivers…

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