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.
** Job Posting - AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION TECHNICIAN:
ACT needed to work with Bucks County farms in the areas of nutirent managment & conservation planning. A four (4) year degree in agriculture or related field, or suitable combination of education & relevant experience; PA state certification in nutrient management or willingness to work toward same required. Starting salary $30-$40K depending on experience. Benefits included. Resumés must be submitted by mail before April 8, 2016. ACT JOB DESCRIPTION
For more information about the BCCD ACT Programs, please visit the Agricultural Conservation page under Programs and Services.
**Job Posting - EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL TECHNICIAN:
E&S Tech needed to work in the field of environmental protection. Performs a variety of environmental protection work primarily in the areas of soil erosion control and non-point source pollution control. Starting salary $30-$40K depending on experience. Benefits included. Resumés must be submitted by mail before April 8, 2016. E&S Tech Job Description
**Job Posting - PART TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION DUTIES:
To provide administrative assistance to BCCD staff on a regular basis. Also on behalf of the BCCD, to coordinate and administer four (4) annual education programs of the BCCD. Resumés must be submitted by mail by April 30, 2016. AAEE JOB DESCRIPTION
Educator Now Scheduling School Programs
Check our Education page for a selection of programs dealing with soil, water and natural resource topics. Call or email our educator to discuss customizing a program to meet your needs.
BCCD now 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
Workshop – NPDES Construction Permitting May 24, 2016
This session will be conducted with Conservation District staff and DEP staff. This session will present information for the beginner as well as serve as an update for the veteran plan designer.
Changes to Chapter 102, NPDES, and Post Construction Stormwater Management requirements have been significant recently. This training will help provide guidance and direction for you on how these changes are being implemented.
The training will be held at the Science Center Theater 213 at Montgomery County Community College. Registration time will include a continental breakfast. The workshop is a joint effort of the Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County Conservation Districts. We would like to encourage plan designers, E.I.T.’s, new engineers, and municipal officials to attend. Registrations will be accepted on a first come / first serve basis. The deadline for registering is May 13, 2016. If you experience delays in having a check cut, please reserve your seat by faxing the registration form to us at (610)892-9489. Your check should be mailed as soon after as possible. A box lunch will be provided as part of the $90.00 registration fee. Exhibitor Space (6ft Table) is available (however, limited) for a fee of $200.00. Please contact Ed Magargee at DCCD (610) 892-9484 to make arrangements.
Science Center Theater 213 at Montgomery County Community College. 340 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422…. “Montgomery County Community College is not affiliated with the event and the College should not be contacted regarding the program.”
Bucks C.D. - (215) 345-7577
Chester C.D. - (610) 925-4920
Montgomery C.D. (610) 489-4506
Delaware C.D. (610) 892-9484
Registration Deadline : May 13, 2016
Register Now for the Great American Cleanup of PA!
Registration is open for the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA that is held from March 1st through May 31st. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests from PennDOT district offices, as supplies last. Events can be litter cleanups, illegal dump cleanups, beautification projects, special collections, and educational events and must be registered through the Great American Cleanup of PA website, www.gacofpa.org to receive free cleanup supplies. As part of this event, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association are sponsoring Let’s Pick It Up PA – Everyday from April 16th through May 9th with the focus day on April 23rd. During this time, trash collected at registered events can be taken to participating landfills for free or reduced cost disposal.
In 2015, 128,157 Pennsylvania’s collected over 6 million pounds of trash from Pennsylvania’s landscape. Help make your community clean and beautiful and register an event today at www.gacofpa.org.