Watershed National Water Quality Initiative Find out more about the Warrior Run Watershed National Water Quality Initiative by watching our video. Learn More Warrior Run hands holding and caring a young green plant Conservation is A Team Effort There are many ways to get involved with the NCCD. We welcome your involvement, as well as your ideas and input! Get Involved

Protecting
Land & Water

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.

CURRENT OPERATING STATUS: The Northumberland County Conservation District office is closed until further notice. However, you may contact our office to make an appointment with a district staff person.

To make an appointment with a District staff person, please call 570-495-4665.  Voice messages left at our office will be checked at least twice a week.  For a faster response, you may email District Manager, Judy Becker at jbecker@nccdpa.org or call 570-898-3710. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

Farmland Preservation

Join the over 2,000 acres already preserved in Northumberland County, and preserve your farm for future generations.

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Agriculture

We provide technical assistance to landowners regarding manure management, erosion & sedimentation, and best management practices.

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Environmental Education

We receive requests for environmental education programs. See what programs we can offer you, and find the latest info about Envirothon events.

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Watershed Protection

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.

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Erosion & Sedimentation

Do you need an E&S control plan or a National Pollution Discharge and Elimination System permit for your project?

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Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Roads

Municipalities have an opportunity to receive funding through the District thanks to this statewide program.

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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.

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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.

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Permits And Applications

Just need a form? You’ll find what you’re looking for right here.

Trees Are Awesome

The 2021 District Tree Sale has been cancelled. We hope to see you in 2022!

Upcoming Events

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May
29
Sat
FREE Virtual Make-and-Take Rain Barrel Workshop @ Zoom
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for our virtual rain barrel workshop and get instructions how to get and make your own rain barrel for free! 

10:00 AM – Opening remarks and introduction
10:10 AM- 11:30 AM – Presentation
11:30 AM-12:00 PM – Pick-up info and closing 

*Information for rain barrel pick-ups will be provided at the virtual workshop. 

RSVP by May 21st to Reserve Your Spot
SPACE IS LIMITED for only 15 rain barrels
One rain barrel per registered individual

Financial and other support for the Rain Barrel Make and Take Workshop has been provided by the Department of Environmental Protection’s 2019 Environmental Education Grants Program

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Jun
3
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Jun 3 @ 7:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting | Sunbury | Pennsylvania | United States

Board of Directors Agenda / Call-In Information – Coming Soon

Jul
1
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Jul 1 @ 7:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting | Sunbury | Pennsylvania | United States

Board of Directors Agenda / Call-In Information – Coming Soon

Aug
5
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
Aug 5 @ 7:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom Meeting | Sunbury | Pennsylvania | United States

Board of Directors Agenda / Call-In Information – Coming Soon

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Landowner Survey

We want to hear from you!

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