Waterway Protection

Districts have the responsibility of assisting with determining the necessary and desirable watershed projects to abate severe flood damage, provide additional recreational opportunities, meet future industrial and residential water supply needs, improve water quality, and improve wildlife habitats. Conservation districts encourage and support the formation of citizen watershed associations that can provide local leadership to identify and plan programs for improvement of water resources within the boundaries of a watershed.

To view a map of the watershed boundaries in Lawrence County see the below link.

Watershed Boundaries in Lawrence County, PA


Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program

“The Monofilament Recovery & Recycling Program (MRRP) is a statewide effort to educate the public on the problems caused by monofilament line left in the environment, to encourage recycling through a network of line recycling bins and drop – off …