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ISA Certified Arborist, Edward Zinser, provided Basics of Pruning Workshops for the Conservation District in February and March.

Edward Zinser, ISA Certified Arborist, assists a participant in the Basics of Pruning Workshop.

Work was recently completed at Hembury Farms, LLC through Chesapeake Bay Program to stabilize the manure loading area and outlet roof run off and spring water.

Project was recently completed at Francis Moll Farm funded through the Chesapeake Bay Program. A diversion was rebuilt and fenced. Reenforced gravel walkways will be completed later this summer.

Conservation District directors, staff and agency representatives toured the Red Rock Job Corps Center. Here they are learning about the automotive department.

Rickett's Glen State Park manager, Ben Stone, gave a talk on the green technology used in the parks new office as part of the conservation district's summer picnic meeting.

Participants in the 2014 Green Career Day collected and identified macroinvertebrates (bugs that live in the stream) to determine water quality.

Lime dosing of Santee Creek on State Game Lands #66. The lime will counteract the unsuitable acid levels allowing for better stream water quality for trout and other stream organisms.

The Conservation District provided a hands-on educational program to participants in the county libraries 2014 Summer Reading Program.

The Conservation District purchased a new demonstration tool "Rainfall Simulator" demonstrates the water holding capacity of various farming practices and ground cover. This demonstration compared conventional tillage versus no-til crop soils.

Harvey Vough, Director with all of the awards that he received for serving 50 years as a Director.

2014 Conservationist of the Year recipient Steve Szoke, with Chairman, Francis Moll

Randy showing kids soil erosion at 5th Grade Environmental Day

Randy pouring water over soil to show the kids run off.

District Manager receiving certificate for the 55th Anniversary of the Conservation District.

Commissioner Brian Hoffman as MC for our 2016 Banquet

Carrie Richmond receiving her 10 Years of Service pin from Brenda Shambaugh, PACD

Corey Richmond giving a power point presentation on what the district has done over the last 5 years for the 55 Anniversary of the District at our banquet.

Directors and Associate Directors at the 2016 Banquet.

Dairy Princess, Elizabeth Fluck giving a speech at our banquet.

Fair Queen, Lauren Chase giving a speech at our banquet.

Our guest speaker at the banquet was Marc Lewis talking about the history of logging in the county and the different tools were used.

Edward Zinser with Randy Reibson, 2016 Conservationist of the Year recipient.

Tree number 1 down, tree 2 in the process.

No more trees!!!

Envirothon members and advisor packing seedlings to be distributed to the elementary school.

2017 Packing Crew

Drill that landscape tie.

Hold on tight.

Hit that rebar!

2017 Poster Contest Winners Places 1st - 3rd for Grades 4th - 6th.

2017 Overall Poster Contest Winner.

2017 Overall Winning Team at the Lycoming/Sullivan County Competition.

2017 Envirothon Teams and Advisors.

E&S Technician demonstrating water run off at the 5th Grade Environmental Day.

E&S Technician talking about soils at the 5th Grade Environmental Day.



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