Category Archives: News & Updates

Compost and Rain barrel workshop

Aug
29
2018

The Lawrence County Conservation District in partnership with the Lawrence/Mercer Counties Recycling and Solid Waste department will be holding a compost and rain barrel workshop on October 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Lawrence County Government Center, Gettings Annex. …

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Updated 2019 Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road Grant Round has been Extended to November 30.

Jun
26
2018

The Lawrence Conservation District will be taking applications for funding under the Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road Program for next year’s construction season starting on July 23-November 30, 2018. If your municipal entity is interesting in lessening your maintenance …

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*Updated* Registration Now Open for Nature and Geology Camps

Apr
26
2018

Do you have a child who loves to play outside or is curious about nature? Sign them up for the Conservation District’s annual Nature Camp or Geology Camp (see registration forms for specifics). We explore the natural world through hands-on …

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Hickory, Mahoning and Shenango Townships Recieve DGLVR Funds for Road Improvements

Apr
16
2018

The Lawrence Conservation District is anticipating a busy 2018 Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road Program construction season. In April, the District Board approved and contracted to complete four water quality and stormwater road improvement projects in Hickory Township, Shenango …

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Congratulations to our 2017 Photo Contest Winners!

Mar
13
2018

Each year the Lawrence County Conservation District holds its annual photo contest looking for images that are emblematic of the natural resources of Lawrence County. The photos were chosen by an independent panel of judges and they had their work …

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Manure Management Workshop

Feb
08
2018

The Lawrence County Conservation District is hosting a Manure Management Workshop. Did you know  that all farming operations that land apply manure or agricultural process wastewater, whether they generate the manure or import it from another operation, must have a …

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Annual Tree Seedling Sale

Jan
31
2018

Our annual tree seedling sale is in full swing. Check out our brochure for this year’s offerings. Order by April 6th for April 21st pick-up!

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PA DEP News Release: Anglers warned not to eat fish from the Shenango River

Aug
22
2017

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08/21/2017 CONTACT: Neil Shader, DEP 717-787-1323 Anglers Warned to Not Eat Fish from Shenango River PCB risk from all …

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2018 Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road Program Grant Round is Open

Aug
03
2017

The District is opening the grant round for eligible municipal entities to apply for funding to complete ESM practices on their local roadways. More information about successfully completed projects is available on the District’s Program and Facebook pages. Any eligible …

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Mahoning Township Awarded Low Volume Road Program Funds

The District and Mahoning Township will be working together again this construction season to complete stormwater and drainage improvements on Jacobson Road. Project funds committed under the District’s administration of the State Conservation Commission and PA Center for Dirt, Gravel …

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