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

 

Municipal Roundtable

For municipal staff and elected officials
January 26, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
J. Roy Houston Conservation Center, Greensburg
Cost to attend: $10 per person. Deadline to register: January 22
District staff will provide updates on environmental issues that affect your municipality and answer your natural resource questions.

 

Tools of the Trade Contractor Expo

For contractors and developers
February 23, 2018
7:30 a.m. – Noon
J. Roy Houston Conservation Center, Greensburg
Cost to attend: $20. Deadline to register: Feb. 16
This expo will feature the latest in E&S control and stormwater management technology. Company representatives will be available to provide product information and answer your technical questions.

 

Engineers’ Workshop

For engineers, landscape architects, and municipal officials
March 22 and 23, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fred Rogers Center, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe
This same workshop offered on your choice of days (March 22 or 23) features the latest topics in natural resource management. Topics featured this year include: Westmoreland County’s Integrated Water Resources Plan, horizontal directional drilling, vegetation choices for earth disturbances, and monitoring stormwater BMPs in Westmoreland County.