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.

 

                                 **AS OF 1/1/2018 THE BCCD HAS AUTHORIZED A NEW E&S APPLICATION FORM AND FEE SCHEDULE **

                          **OLDER VERSIONS OF THE E&S APPLICATION WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED AS OF 1/30/2018**

Highlights

2018 Manure Management Workshops

Learn how to write your farm's own manure management plan by attending one of BCCD's 2-night manure management workshops. Learn more. 

Updated BCCD Fee Schedule and Forms for 2018

Please be aware that as of January 1, 2018 the BCCD will transition to a new E&S application form and fee schedule. The 2017 form and fee schedule will not be accepted as of January 30, 2018. To download the updated application, please click here.  

National Association of Conservation Districts - Poster Contest

The BCCD is taking part in the annual  Poster Contest held by the NACD. Winners will receive prizes on a local and national level. This is a great program for students grades K - 12. Please visit our Environmental Education page to learn more about the 2018 Poster Contest as well as our other educational programs.  (click here) Entries are due to the BCCD by April 23, 2018. 

DEP Form Updates

The PA DEP has updated Notice of Termination forms and instructions. The BCCD has updated all forms found on our Permitting Documents Pages. To visit the DEP elibrary, follow the instructions below. 

www.dep.pa.gov/constructionstormwater , then select E&S Resources, followed by Notice of Termination Form, which will take you to the eLibrary

After March 30th, only submittals of the most current forms are to be accepted.

Also, a document titled “Five Scenarios for Instrument Filing” has been posted to our external website.  Visit www.dep.pa.gov/constructionstormwater, then select E&S Resources, and look for the last link under “Guidance.”  

 

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

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.

BCCD is on Facebook

BCCD has its own page on Facebook. Become a fan to stay up to the minute on soil, water, education and natural resource issues. BCCD facebook

National Association of Conservation Districts - Poster Contest

The BCCD is taking part in the annual  Poster Contest held by the NACD. Winners will receive prizes on a local and national level. This is a great program for students grades K - 12. Please visit our Environmental Education page to learn more about the 2018 Poster Contest as well as our other educational programs.  (click here)