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Riparian Buffer Basics

Riparian Buffer Basics

Riparian buffer is the term for an area of vegetation that grows along a waterway to help prevent substances from reaching the water. The fact… read more

Reducing Impacts on Local Roads

Reducing Impacts on Local Roads

Pennsylvania’s Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road (DGLVR) Maintenance Program provides education, technical assistance, and grant funding to local public road-owning entities throughout the commonwealth.… read more

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