The Districtís conservation
education and outreach efforts are a major emphasis of the
Board and Staff. Programs reach audiences of all ages,
focusing on a wide variety of conservation issues. Youth
education programs include the Pike/Wayne Envirothon,
Scholarships & Sponsorships, Classroom and outdoor
presentations and the
Pike County Federation of Sportsmen's Club's Youth
Conservation School. Community Education programs
include public forums on a variety of timely topics,
municipal workshops, teacher trainings, exhibits & displays
at community events and
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Environmental Educators Resource Contact Information
Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs Youth Conservation School
Pike County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs will not be
holding its annual Youth Conservation School. The Pike
County Conservation District is sponsoring two scholarships
for students interested in Conservation Camp at the Monroe
County Conservation District Conservation Camp for 2013. The
Camp runs from July 20th
to the 27th.
For more information please contact Roger Spotts at the
Monroe County Conservation District at 570-629-3061.
Pike County Conservation District
Environmental Education Project Grant
The PCCD Board of Directors has established a $500 grant for
a Pike County teacher/classroom
or youth organization to fund a project that compliments the
mission of the District.
Pike County: Where People,
Land and Water Meet...
insert was funded through a League of Women Voters Water
Resources Education Network grant. Project partners
include the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the
Delaware Township Supervisors. Inside is valuable
information on forestland preservation,
stormwater, water conservation, septic
system maintenance, protecting
water resources and
Citizen's Guide to
Copies of this publication are
available at the
Conservation District office and Pike County Municipal offices
Managing our Lands Today -Creating our Legacy for the Future
The District, in cooperation
with the Pike County Office of Community Planning, NRCS,
DCNR, the Agricultural Land
Preservation Board, the Scenic Rural Character Preservation
Board along with the Conservation Partnership have developed
a brochure that outlines Best Management Practices
(BMPs) that can be utilized in Pike County. This brochure
also provides information on financial assistance that may
be available for landowners to implement some of these BMPs.
To download a
the brochure click here.
Your Land...Your Legacy
District, in cooperation with the Delaware Highlands
Conservancy and the Pike County Office of Community
Planning, have developed a brochure on conservation options
available to landowners in Pike County. Titled
Your Land, Your Legacy...Conservation Options
the publication provides information in a clear, concise
format that all landowners should find valuable.
Professionals such as lawyers, accountants and municipal
officials, who are in a unique position to support
landowners who wish to protect their land, will also benefit
from the brochure.
The brochure printing was
funded with a Environmental Education mini-grant from
the PA Department of Environmental Protection.
To download a
copy of the brochure click here.
- A Public Lands Guide for Sportsmen and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Don't miss the opportunity to order this
colorful, entertaining and educational 300-page reference book on Pennsylvania's birds &
mammals, which is highlighted with professional artwork &
photographs, plus illustrations from hundreds of students
from across Pennsylvania and the United States.
PA Wildlife Journal
PA Department of Environmental
Protection Fact Sheets-
Link to important information on
permitting, stormwater management, wetland identification,
watershed management, erosion and sediment control, and