Ronald J Rohall webRon Rohall Appointed to State Conservation Commission

Congratulations to Ron Rohall, chairman of the District Board of Directors, on his recent gubernatorial appointment to the State Conservation Commission.

Ron will serve a four-year term on the 14-member commission, whose primary mission is to ensure the wise use of Pennsylvania’s natural resources.

The commission provides support and oversight to Pennsylvania’s 66 county conservation districts, including the Westmoreland Conservation District.

Rohall has been active for many years as a volunteer with the State Conservation Commission, as well as with the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts.  He has been a volunteer with the Westmoreland District for more than 20 years.

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2015 Annual Engineers’ Workshop

March 19 and 20

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fred Rogers Center, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe

Same workshop both days.  Choose which day works best for you!

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A workshop to show participants how to make cost-effective repairs and prevent repeat problems in the future, saving both time and money.  Cost is $5 per person

March 10, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Loyalhanna Watershed Association

110 Andi Lane, Ligonier

OR

March 12, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Allegheny Township Community Building

136 Community Building Road, Leechburg

Download registration form here.

Register online here:

https://wcd.wufoo.com/forms/p8qfxvq01mnsey/

 2012 Brochure[1]2015 Southwest Regional PA No Till Conference

Expect more from your equipment dealers to increase profits and improve soil health with reduced inputs, less compaction, more water retention and infiltration!

 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Fred Rogers Center

Saint Vincent College

Latrobe, PA 15650

Brochure – agenda and registration

Register online

Vendor registration link

Dominion Group shot webThanks a million!

A team of 25 Dominion employees spent a day with us and the Westmoreland County Parks recently, and made a tremendous positive difference on our campus.

In Ann Rudd Saxman Nature Park and around GreenForge, these hard-working volunteers used hand tools and earth-moving equipment to maintain and freshen rain gardens; create a new channel to manage stormwater from parking lots and reduce erosion; excavate a walking path and a pad for a storage shed; restructure a head wall on a bridge; widen the pathway to a trail; and weed, prune and mulch the foundation landscape.

In addition to their generous donation of employee time and labor, the company also donated about $2,500 worth of material, including mulch and rip rap.

Among the hard-working volunteers was Diane Leopold, president of Dominion Energy.

We greatly appreciate this generous gift!

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