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Nature Camp 2016 Registration Forms Now Available!

School is winding to an end and summer will be here before we know it! What are your plans? Do they include Lawrence County Conservation District’s 3rd Annual Nature Camp? Nature Camp is offered during the first week of August every …

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2016 Annual Photo Contest rules and entry form now available

The 2015 Photo Contest ended with a bang! The District received 90 photo submissions! Thank you to everyone who participated and took such amazing pictures of our county’s natural resources. It is now time to get your camera’s ready for …

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Upcoming Workshops for the Agricultural Community

There are a lot of upcoming programs available for our agricultural community. Please see some of the links below for more information on each of the upcoming events. Managing your on Farm Nutrients Northwest Grazing Conference Southwest Project Grass Field Day Manure …

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Lawrence County Conservation District Hosts 2nd Annual Nature Camp

On August 3, 2015, Shelter #8 in Ewing Park (Ellwood City, PA) began to fill up with excitement as 15 campers between the ages of 9 – 11 filed in for the first day of Nature Camp. Students from six …

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Invitation to Bid: McKee Run Bank Stabilization Project

McKee Run Bank Stabilization Project The Lawrence County Conservation District is inviting sealed bids for the McKee Run Bank Stabilization Project located in Taylor Township, Lawrence County, PA. The project will install up to 150 feet of riprap along the …

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Volunteers needed to assist with Nature Camp 2015

Are you looking to volunteer this summer? Do you love the outdoors? Do you love teaching children? If so, come volunteer for the Lawrence County Conservation District’s Nature Camp in August. See the attached document for additional information and an …

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2015 Summer Nature Camp

The Lawrence County Conservation District is excited to announce that we will be hosting our second annual nature camp program for students between the ages of 9 – 11 years. The camp, held in Ewing Park, Ellwood City, PA, will …

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LCCD HOSTS LOCAL FFA DEMONSTRATION TEAMS

Lawrence County FFA Teams take top places at State Competition The Lawrence County Conservation District recently hosted a practice session for the county’s high school demonstration teams at their annual luncheon. The three teams competed at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show …

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LCCD HONORS CITY OF NEW CASTLE WITH URBAN CONSERVATION AWARD

City of New Castle Awarded Lawrence County Conservation District’s Urban Conservation Award The Lawrence County Conservation District awarded the City of New Castle with an Urban Conservation Award at its annual luncheon on January 7, 2015.   The Award recognizes the …

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“Farmers encouraged to apply for farm conservation tax credits”

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania farmers can improve their management practices and conservation equipment and landowners can restore their waterways with $5 million in tax credits still available through the Resource Enhancement and Protection, or REAP, program. REAP provides tax credits to …

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