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Registration for the 2019 Watershed Specialist Meeting Begins

Conservation district watershed specialists from across the state are registering for the 19th Annual Conservation District Watershed Specialist Meeting, which will take place at Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center in State College, PA, October 2-4, 2019. This year's event features two days of educational sessions, plus an optional third-day tour of watershed restoration and riparian buffer projects hosted by the Penn State Ag and Environment Center. Registration is open to all conservation district watershed specialists and to staff from the PA Department of Environmental Protection by invitation. Click here for more information or to register. 
 
Photo caption: "Mayfly" by Nathaniel Straw, Assistant Watershed Specialist for the Lancaster County Conservation District. Winner of the 2018 CD Watershed Specialist Photo Contest.
Montgomery County Conservation District Presents on Rain Gardens 

In March, Eric Konzelmann, Assistant District Manager at the Montgomery County Conservation District presented at the 2019 Watershed Congress. Eric spoke about best practices and construction techniques for building rain gardens. The presentation is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/5ma_QIv5UDc .

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Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
 
Photo caption: Screenshot from "2019 Watershed Congress Rain Garden Design and Construction."  
Washington County Conservation District Recognizes Staff


Washington County Conservation District recognized staff for years of service at a monthly board meeting. These individuals have dedicated years to conserving soil and water health in Washington County and were recognized for their duty, dedication, and loyalty to Washington County Conservation District. Congratulations to Matt, Jennifer, Clarice, and Tom!

Photo caption: (Left to right) Matt Golden (5 year certificate and 10 year pin), Jennifer Dann (5 year certificate), Clarice Munk (15 year pin), and Tom Ulrich (5 year certificate).
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Upcoming Events

September 3-4, 2019
CPESC Review Course & Exam
Contact abrown@pacd.org for the conservation district discount code.
Lebanon County Conservation District Office, Lebanon, PA

September 4-5, 2019
Building for Tomorrow 2019 Management Summit
Wyndham Garden, State College, PA

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