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.
Watershed Specialist position is a
full-time county position requiring a Bachelors
in environmental science, water resources management, or
similar field plus one/two years of relevant
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
Resume to Executive Director, 556 Route 402,
Hawley, PA, 18428 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org by June 26, 2015. Pike
County is an EOE.
Fees for Services
Effective April 24, 2015
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.
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!
Quality DATA for Pike County
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
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
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
for more information or contact Lacawac Sanctuary
and Field Station at 570-689-9494.