Soil Health Workshop – 9/11/14

Picture1The Luzerne Conservation District will be holding a Soil Health Workshop at Lucas Farms on September 11, 2014.  Lunch will be provided for free, and pesticide credits are available.  However, registration is required.

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District Re-bidding Ag BMP Project

The Luzerne Conservation District has issued a new request for bids for the Venesky Animal Heavy Use Area Project.  This is an agricultural conservation project at a farm in Hollenback Township, Luzerne County consisting of a roofed, concrete stabilized Animal Heavy Use Area.  Click here for more information.

PLEASE NOTE:  The mandatory site showing is Friday, July 25th at 10:00 AM.

Wyoming Valley West Team Wins Luzerne County Envirothon

Left to Right:  Luzerne Co. Envirothon Coordinator Aaron Stredny, Joe DelSanto, Ben Yuscavage, Brian Novitski, Chris Bloom, Mike Baur & WVW Teacher/Advisor Mr. Robert Boncziewski

Left to Right: Luzerne Co. Envirothon Coordinator Aaron Stredny, Joe DelSanto, Ben Yuscavage, Brian Novitski, Chris Bloom, Mike Baur & WVW Teacher/Advisor Mr. Robert Boncziewski

A team of students from Wyoming Valley West High School in Plymouth took first place at this year’s Luzerne County Envirothon. The 35th Annual Luzerne County Envirothon took place on a rainy April 30, 2014 at the PPL Susquehanna Riverlands in Berwick. More than 160 students representing 37 teams from 10 different schools competed in the event with Wyoming Valley West’s Team-A achieving the overall highest score. The Wyoming Valley West team will go on to compete at the PA State Envirothon at Susquehanna University and PPL Montour Preserve in Snyder County on May 20-21, 2014. The following teams placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in this year’s county event: Greater Nanticoke Area High School’s Teams B and A.

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Presentations from 2/28/14 MECC Workshop Available Online

The presentations from the Luzerne Conservation District’s Municipal, Engineer, & Contractor Conservation Workshop are available for download via the following links: Read the rest of this entry »

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