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CEO Honored; New Coordinator Named

Gregory M. Phillips, District manager/CEO of the Westmoreland Conservation District, was recently honored by the Northeast Association of Conservation District Employees with its 2013 Regional Employee Award. Phillips was chosen from conservation district professionals in thirteen states for his “professionalism and dedication to the cause of conservation.” Phillips has been the head of the Westmoreland […]

Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar 2014 Upcoming Events          

Woods, Water & Wildlife Fall Conference

Woods, Water & Wildlife Fall Conference

Woods, Water & Wildlife Fall Conference for backyard woods enthusiasts and forestland owner alike Saturday, October 19 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Westmoreland Conservation District, Donohoe Center, 218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA $20 Registration includes workshop, optional tour, light breakfast, and catered lunch. Please see http://www.westmorelandwoodlands.org/ for details and registration info. Click here for […]

Pavement Removal to Benefit Stream at Westmoreland County Community College

Pavement Removal to Benefit Stream at Westmoreland County Community College

BEFORE (during removal of pavement) AFTER (showing infiltration swales and riparian buffer) Westmoreland County Community College – Riparian Buffer and Stormwater Management Retrofit The Westmoreland County Community College Campus has recently had a facelift along the Sewickley Creek tributary that bisects the campus. Concerned with the amount of untreated surface runoff that flows from the […]