Programs & Events

The Westmoreland Conservation District offers a wide variety of conservation education programs — hands-on workshops for adults, informative bus tours, the Envirothon competition for high school students, and continuing education workshops and seminars for professionals.


Upcoming Westmoreland Conservation Education Events

Contact the district at 724-837-5271 for more information about these events


Make Your Backyard Less Inviting For Mosquitoes

FREE Workshop open to everyone

Wednesday, July 26

6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

J. Roy Houston Conservation Center

Chelsea Gross, the Westmoreland Conservation District’s West Nile program technician, will show you how to reduce your chances of mosquito borne diseases – including West Nile and Zika viruses — by reducing their habitat.

For more information or to register: or 724-837-5271.

To learn more about the West Nile Virus Program




Southwest Project Grass Field Day and Pasture Walk

For farmers

Thursday, September 21

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Kananga Farm. 213 Peoples Rd., Ligonier, PA 15658

$11.00, which includes lunch

This event will feature presentations on animal health problems and scoring pastures.  Participants also will tour a 256-acre grass farm that features Devon cattle.

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