Lunch Lessons

Lunch Lessons

Bring your brown bag lunch and join us for any or all of three sessions Noon – 1:30 p.m. at the J. Roy Houston Conservation Center, Greensburg. Presentations will feature innovative projects and products that help to control erosion and sedimentation and manage stormwater.  Tuesdays – October 1, November 5, and December 3. See the […]

Westmoreland Conservation District Annual Report

Westmoreland Conservation District Annual Report Despite rain…and more rain…and perhaps the most rain any of our staff can ever remember falling in one year…we still accomplished a lot for conservation in 2018. Our just-completed annual report looks at those many accomplishments. Thanks to all who partnered with us to make so many good things happen […]

2019 Envirothon Winners Announced

2019 Envirothon Winners Announced Yough Senior High School was the winner of the Westmoreland County 2019 Envirothon.  This event, held at Twin Lakes County Park, featured 20 teams from 10 local high schools.  Teams tested their knowledge of the natural world to see who will represent Westmoreland County at the state competition on May 21 […]

District Video Receives a 2019 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence

District Video Receives a 2019 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

District Video Receives a 2019 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence Left to right: Davitt Woodwell, President of PA Environmental Council; Chelsea Walker, WCD Watershed Specialist; Lauren Imgrund, Deputy Secretary for Conservation and Technical Services, DCNR; Patrick McDonnell, Secretary, DEP; Ron Rohall, WCD Chairman The District received a 2019 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence for its […]