The NCCD, formed in 1949 under the Conservation District Law, is a subdivision of state government and is one of 66 Conservation Districts throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Conservation District is to promote the protection, maintenance, improvement, and wise use of the land, water, and other natural resources.
Join the over 2,000 acres already preserved in Northumberland County, and preserve your farm for future generations.
We provide technical assistance to landowners regarding manure management, erosion & sedimentation, and best management practices.
We receive requests for environmental education programs. See what programs we can offer you, and find the latest info about Envirothon events.
Everyone lives in a watershed. What’s yours, and what can you do to help protect it? You’ve come to the right place to find out.
Erosion & Sedimentation
Do you need an E&S control plan or a National Pollution Discharge and Elimination System permit for your project?
Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Roads
Municipalities have an opportunity to receive funding through the District thanks to this statewide program.
Dam Safety and Waterway Management
Many activities require permits when working in or around a stream. Find out what you need so you’re fully covered.
Mosquito-borne Disease Control
Mosquitoes are not only pesky, but they can also be deadly. Find out what we’re doing to minimize their effects.
Permits And Applications
Just need a form? You’ll find what you’re looking for right here.
Job Opportunity: Erosion & Sedimentation Technician
We are currently accepting resumes for Erosion & Sedimentation Technician.
Job Opportunity: Watershed Specialist
We are currently accepting resumes for Watershed Specialist.