Protecting the County’s Natural Resources

The Bucks County Conservation District works to educate and help people and the community take care of the natural resources in Bucks County including soil, water, wildlife, trees and other plants. Using natural resources wisely helps to ensure their availability well into the future.

Highlights

PAG-02 General Permit Reissuance

A decision was made to make PAG-02 effective on December 8, 2017, which eliminates the need for the administrative extension period.

http://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/NewsRoomPublic/articleviewer.aspx?id=21359&typeid=1

2016 Growing Greener Grants Awarded!

Congratulations to the 2016 PADEP Growing Greener grant recipients in Bucks County!

  • BCCD 'Dimple Creek Watershed Water Chestnut Management Project' $95,385
  • Carversville Farm Foundation 'Carversville Farm Stream Restoration Project' $60,904
  • Cooks Creek Watershed Association 'Cooks Creek Watershed Implementation Plan' $39,080
  • Middletown Township 'Sediment Reduction Initiative to Retrofit 5 Stormwater Basins' $175,000
  • Warrington Township 'Naturalizing the Detention Basin at Folly and Pickertown Roads' $16,515

For the complete list of projects awarded funding, visit https://www.governor.pa.gov/governor-wolf-approves-106-local-water-clean-projects-statewide/

Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater BMP Maintenance Booklet

The DEP has worked with Penn State University to develop a guidance for homeowners and Commonwealth realtors to provide information on how to properly maintain stormwater BMPs on private properties in Pennsylvania. To download the booklet electronically, click here.

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