• Fall Leaves PSA

    It’s that time of year when your lawn goes from lush green grass to yellow, orange, red, and brown leaves! Did you know that there are best practices when it comes to handling leaf waste in your community? The Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) has created this helpful video to provide some tips on […]

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  • 2021 TreeVitalize Watersheds Grant Applications due November 23, 2020

    Since 2005, TreeVitalize Watersheds, led by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in the five-county southeastern PA (SE PA) region, has focused on tree planting along stream corridors, wetlands, adjacent upland areas, headwaters, and naturalized stormwater basins. Through this program, dozens of watershed restoration projects are conducted throughout the region every year, resulting in well over […]

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  • Environmental Stewardship PSA: Plant Native Species!

    Looking for an easy way to help the environment in your community? Check out this video from the PA Association of Conservation Districts about planting native plants in your communities. Not sure which native species to plant? Contact the Delaware County Conservation District for resources and guidance about the best native plants for your area.

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  • Earth Day 2020: Celebrating 50 Years of Environmental Stewardship

    April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day which began in 1970 as a unified response to an environment in crisis. The Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Act were created as a result of the first Earth Day in 1970. Since then, similar laws have been enacted throughout the world, countless […]

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  • ONE-DAY ESM Training for Low Volume Road Program

    The Delaware County Conservation District is now accepting applications for Low Volume Road improvement projects! Applications will be accepted year-round with semi-annual application deadlines. Deadlines are April 1st and October 30th. Please contact the District prior to submitting an application. In order to be eligible to apply for program funds, the person in charge of […]

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  • 2020 TreeVitalize Watersheds Grant Applications due November 8, 2019

    Since 2005, TreeVitalize Watersheds, led by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in the five-county southeastern PA (SE PA) region, has focused on tree planting along stream corridors, wetlands, adjacent upland areas, headwaters, and “naturalized” stormwater basins. Through this program, dozens of such watershed restoration projects are conducted throughout the region every year, resulting in well over one […]

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  • 2019 Poster Contest

    The 2019 Poster Contest is now open. This year’s theme is “Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper”. Entries are being accepted until Friday, April 26th. Please visit to access the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) website for contest rules and a list of resources to help you with your poster. Brochures regarding information on […]

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  • 2019 TreeVitalize Watersheds Grant Applications due November 9, 2018

    Since 2005, TreeVitalize Watersheds, led by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in the five-county southeastern PA (SE PA) region, has focused on tree planting along stream corridors, wetlands, adjacent upland areas, headwaters, and “naturalized” stormwater basins. Through this program, dozens of such watershed restoration projects are conducted throughout the region every year, resulting in well […]

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