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Managing Spring Stormwater

Managing Spring Stormwater

With the spring thaw upon us, it’s a good time to consider the benefits of proper stormwater management. Stormwater runoff is created when rain or… read more

The Most Common General Permits

The Most Common General Permits

If you are a homeowner or landowner planning to do certain construction projects in or around waterways or wetlands, you may be required, by the… read more

District Welcomes Watershed Specialist

District Welcomes Watershed Specialist

Rachel Posavetz joined the Conservation District staff in January as our Watershed Specialist. Rachel’s Environmental Science experience includes both field work and community outreach. She… read more

Tips for Maintaining Your Stream

Tips for Maintaining Your Stream

Since many Pike County stream and river shorelines are privately owned, streamside property owners play a key role in the health of these resources both… read more

Groundwater Network Report

Groundwater Network Report

Pike County Conservation District recently completed monitoring of 20 local groundwater well sites over a 10-year period. Data sheets were provided to the US Geological… read more

Why Use a Rain Gauge?

Why Use a Rain Gauge?

By Marianna Quartararo, Resource Conservationist The sum of daily rainfall calculated from rainfall records equates to total annual rainfall. One of the first weather related… read more