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Watershed Specialist Job Opening

Pike County Conservation District is seeking a motivated, organized individual who is able to manage multiple projects and has a keen interest, experience and educational background in water or natural resource management to coordinate and manage the Districtís water resource program including in-field monitoring and community outreach. The Watershed Specialist position is a full-time county position requiring a Bachelors Degree in environmental science, water resources management, or similar field plus one/two years of relevant experience. Excellent communication and project management skills required. Position requires work at remote field sites including in-stream work and areas with rough terrain, some work during inclement weather. Resume to Executive Director, 556 Route 402, Hawley, PA, 18428 or email scorrigan@pikepa.org by June 26, 2015. Pike County is an EOE.

District Updates Fees for Services Effective April 24, 2015

The Pike County Conservation District Board approved an updated Fee Schedule for Services at their February 23, 2015 meeting. The purpose of the Fee Schedule For Services is to help defray costs incurred by the District in its delegated administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (Department) Chapter 102 Erosion and Sediment (E&S) Control and Chapter 105 Dam Safety and Waterway Management Programs and to promote complete and accurate E&S Control plan submissions and efficient reviews.  Click here or contact the District office at 570-226-8220.

Pike County Conservation District 2014 Annual Report Now Available!

Check out all the great work the District Board and Staff completed in 2014!

2014 Water Quality DATA for Pike County Now Available

The District's Watershed Conservation efforts include a county-wide water quality monitoring program, watershed education, outreach and stewardship activities. The monitoring program was initiated in 1987 to assess and track surface water quality in rapidly developing Pike County. One of the first of Its kind among PA's 66 conservation districts, the program has evolved into a watershed-based tool for focusing attention on Pike County's High Quality and Exceptional Value waterways. Eighteen watersheds are monitored at baseline, non-point source and sewage treatment locations.

2014 Report Environmental Quality of Pike County Streams Using Bioassesment Techniques

Conservation and Leadership Academy for Pike/Wayne Students

The Pike/Wayne Conservation and Leadership Academy is now taking applications for an exciting summer learning experience for 20 students from Pike and Wayne Counties.  Conservation and Leadership Academy is a week-long residential summer camp housed at Lacawac Sanctuary in Lake Ariel and supported by the Pike/Wayne Conservation Partnership. Conservation and Leadership Academy engages youth in Wayne and Pike Counties through direct learning and hands on experiences of ecosystems and watersheds. The goal of the academy is to inspire youth to consider careers and volunteer opportunities in conservation, ecology and science while learning to be leaders in conservation and stewardship. Deadline to apply is June 15, 2015.

The week-long academy will be held from Sunday, July 12, 2015 through Saturday, July 18, 2015. Space is limited, so if you are a highly motivated 13-15 year old student with an interest in wildlife conservation, environmental science, ecology and the outdoors apply today!  The tuition for this week long experience is $250 but there are scholarship opportunities available. Visit www.PikeWayneCLA.weebly.com for more information or contact Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station at 570-689-9494. 

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Pike County Conservation District
556 Route 402, Suite 1, Hawley, PA 18428  -  Phone:(570) 226-8220  -  Fax:(570) 226-8222

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