Conservation District

A logo of a water droplet with the text "Conserving Natural Resources for Our Future"
Chester County Conservation District 
688 Unionville Road, Suite 200
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone 610-925-4920
Fax 610-925-4925
Christian E. Strohmaier, Managing Director

Mission: Conserving Soil for Clean Water

What's New

Job Opportunity


An Agricultural Resource Conservationist position is now open at the Chester County Conservation District.  Please see the Job Description for details.

NPDES Construction Permitting Workshop-- May 24th 


Plan Designers, new engineers, and municipal officials are encouraged to attend. For information and registration, see the  Workshop Registration Flyer


Pest Allert - Allium Leafminer

 

Pest Alert Picture
Allium Leafminer has been confirmed in Lancaster County.  This is the first confirmed infestation in the Western Hemisphere. For more information, please see the Penn State Extension Website


Volunteers are needed for stream & park cleanups and spring plantings!  Here is a listing of some of the cleanups and plantings in the area:

April 30th: 
Brandywine Red Clay Valley Association
Brandywine Cleanup (canoe based and requires pre-registration) 610-793-1030

April 30th: 
Spring Planting at East Bradford Township
For more information or to sign up contact Meredith Mayer at Brandywine Conservancy mmayer@brandywine.org

April 30th:
Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds (CRC Watersheds Association)

For more information, to choose your location and to register, click here. The Clean-ups all begin at 9 AM.

May 5th: 
Spring Planting in Kennett Square
For more information or to sign up contact Meredith Mayer at Brandywine Conservancy mmayer@brandywine.org

May 7th
Eighth Annual White Clay Creek Fest
Creek Fest celebrates the many ways to enjoy and protect the White Clay Creek, A National Wild & Scenic River. The event is free, but White Clay Creek State Park Fees are in effect ($4 In State; $8 Out of State). To learn more about the schedule of events that includes a pre-event stream study with Stroud, hikes and music performances, click here
Location: 880 New London Road, Newark, Delaware

May 14th: 
Spring Planting in West Grove (Penn Township)
For more information or to sign up contact Meredith Mayer at Brandywine Conservancy mmayer@brandywine.org

May 21st: 
Spring Planting in Chadds Ford
For more information or to sign up contact Meredith Mayer at Brandywine Conservancy mmayer@brandywine.org