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What conservation work is happening in your community?

Check out our new annual report and see.

We think you’ll be amazed at the number and variety of conservation projects under way in all parts of our county – from streambank fencing on farms in Derry Township…to erosion control at the Routes 119/819 cloverleaf project in Mount Pleasant Township.

New this year: Full-color maps, graphs and charts, as well as prose summaries of the major projects, give you a quick look at how and where the District and its partners are working to make sure everyone in our county can enjoy stable soils, healthy forests, clean streams, productive farms, and sustainable communities.

 

 

2014 Westmoreland Conservation District Award Presentations

Conservation Farmer of the Year Award 2014

(l-r) District Treasurer Conrad Donovan and Vice Chairman  Bill Doney present the Conservation Farmer of the Year Award to Barbara and David McMillan.

Learn more about the McMillans

J Roy Houston Convervation Partnership Award

(l-r) Peoples Gas Manager of Communications and Community Affairs Barry Kukovich and District Chairman Ron Rohall present the J. Roy Houston Conservation Partnership Award to Adam Eidemiller, Inc. Accepting the award are Lou Battistella, President; Brandon Battistella, Project Manager and Dan Painter, Secretary/Treasurer

Learn more about Adam Eidemiller, Inc.

Dorothy Stoner Hall of Honor

Former District Director Dorothy Stoner is inducted into the District’s Hall of Honor. Helping celebrate the occassion are District Director Fred Slezak (center left) and Dorothy’s children (l-r) Kathy Sage, Sam Stoner and Becky Kimmel.

Learn more about Dorothy Stoner

 

 

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Headwaters of Turtle Creek Bus Tour

Friday, September 26, 2014

7:45 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tour
Bus leaves from and returns to The Lamplighter Restaurant, Rt. 22, Delmont

 

Join the District on its latest bus tour to learn about the ways that upstream land uses impact downstream neighbors. Participants will see the impacts of drainage from abandoned coal mines, stormwater management techniques, erosion and sediment controls, streambank stabilization, and recreational enhancements. Deadline to register is September 19.

For more information and a copy of the registration form, click here.

To register online, click here.

 

 

Clean Natural Gas Vehicles

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Clean natural gas may soon be powering one or more of the Westmoreland Conservation District¹s fleet vehicles, thanks to an arrangement with Peoples Natural Gas.

Standing next to a new natural gas vehicle are: (l-r) Westmoreland Conservation District Manager/CEO Greg Phillips, and Peoples Natural Gas representatives Lutitia Clipper, manager, Natural Gas Vehicles Business Development and Barry Kukovich, manager, Communications and Community Affairs.

Mark your calendar

Mark Your Calendar

2014 Upcoming Events

 

Northwest Municipal Workshop

Friday, September 19, 2014

8:30 a.m. to Noon
Allegheny Township Municipal Building
136 Community Building Rd.
Leechburg, PA 15656

Register here!

 

 

 

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