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

Volunteers Needed - Lake Towhee Paddle with a Purpose

On July 17, 18 and 19 the Bucks County Conservation District and Keep Bucks Beautiful in collaboration with Nockamixon State Park, Delaware Canal State Park and Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation will host the 10th annual series of volunteer pulling parties at Lake Towhee County Park to control the invasive aquatic plant water chestnut (Trapa natans). Check out our Events page for more details and event registration information.

Volunteers Needed - Spotted Lantern Fly Sticky Banding

Volunteers needed to fight the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) by placing sticky bands on Ailanthus altissima (Tree-of-Heaven).

Penn State Extension, Bucks County, 215-345-3283

1282 Almshouse Road, Neshaminy Manor Center, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 18901-2896

The banding kits for volunteers should be available in your selected Penn State county Extension office starting Monday, April 23, 2018. Please call the office before you come to pick up your kit to make sure it is reserved for you.

Click HERE  and HERE for more information

Updated BCCD Fee Schedule and Forms for 2018

Please be aware that as of January 1, 2018 the BCCD has a new E&S application form and fee schedule. To download the updated application, please click here.  

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.”  

 

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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