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

Stormwater – Green Infrastructure Bus Tour, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The bus leaves and returns to the Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd. Monroeville, PA 15146.  Cost is $20 per person, which includes a boxed lunch at the West Overton Museum in Scottdale. Deadline for registration is June 15th. Seats are limited.

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Next Generation Farm Summit – Learn how to make your farm a successful business at this FREE event.  June 29, 2018, 12:00 noon – 3:30 p.m. at the J. Roy Houston Conservation Center and Donohoe Center, 214-218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 15601 

Farmers and would-be farmers are encouraged to attend this event to learn about new trends and markets in agriculture. The event will feature a light lunch, short presentations and exhibits by industry representatives who can answer your questions
about the next generation of farming.

Topics:

  • Connecting with local businesses who want your product;
  • Diversifying your growing
  • Local farming success stories
  • Controlled-environment agriculture
  • How to make high tunnels work on your land
  • Farm energy efficiency programs
  • And more!

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