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

Paddle with a Purpose: Remove Water Chestnut!

Join BCCD, Keep Bucks Beautiful, and PADEP from 9am-2pm July 8, 9 and 10 while we paddle with a purpose - removing the invasive plant water chestnut from Lake Towhee!

Volunteers will meet at the Lake Towhee boat launch accessible from the Old Bethlehem Road park entrance.

Lunch, heavy duty trash bags, and certificates of recognition will be available for all volunteers. Please bring your own kayak or canoe and come prepared to get wet and muddy while having fun and making a difference for the environment.

Please email Meghan to register by July 2nd. Free T shirts to first 50 registrants!

For more information on these events, please visit our Events Page.

 

PA DEP Launches a new 102 Website

The 102 website has finally been moved to its new home in the correct bureau and split off from the MS4/Act 167 programs.  The new link is below.  We will be “reconstructing” the new pages with relevant program materials going forward. 

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/npdes_construction_erosion_control/21657/

 

 

 

 

Outdoor programs for Children and Tweens

Join our educator for some outdoor fun this summer. Learn about Nature FUNdamentals (K-6) or Birding for Tweens (12-15) at Doylestown's Central Park or Newtown Township's Clark Nature Center. See Programs and Services Education page for more information.

New NPDES Notice of Termination Forms Available

The PA DEP has recently updated the Notice of Termination (NOT) forms for NPDES permits issued AFTER November 19, 2010. Please take the time to download the new forms for your use in pdf format or word. Visit our Permitting Documnets Page for downloads.

Nature FUNdamentals: Parent and Preschool Nature Book Club

Join our educator each Monday afternoon throughout the summer for nature inspired readings, crafts and activities. Check our program events/calendar page for each weekly location.