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 -  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


Highlights

Paddle With A Purpose - Volunteers Needed to Remove Water Chestnut!

Volunteers needed for invasive plant removal at Lake Towhee!

Where: Lake Towhee County Park Boat Launch, 800 Old Bethlehem Road Quakertown, PA 18951

When: July 19, 20, and 21; 9am - 2pm

Lunches, gloves and heavy duty trash bags provided for all vuluteers who pre-register.

Please contact Elaine at (215)345-7577 x100 or email ecrunkleton@bucksccd.org by July 14th to get involved!

 

 

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

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.