Your One Stop Shop for Resource Conservation
The Blair County Conservation District is a local agency that provides conservation-based programs and services to the residents of Blair County. The District acts as a clearinghouse for natural resource information and promotes local environmental initiatives. The District often serves as the first contact for environmental issues related to the identification, protection and preservation of our Blair County natural resources.
An active, knowledgeable board of district directors, and a professional, well-trained staff, are the foundation for the success of the Blair County Conservation District. The Board of Directors, residents of the county appointed by the Blair County Commissioners, act to solicit resources and projects for the betterment of our area. Who better to know the needs and issues of the county than those that live and work in Blair County?
Whether you are a Farmer, Contractor, Environmental Educator, Environmental Partner, Homeowner or Local Government Unit, chances are the District has resources and information for your use. We encourage you to peruse this website and offer that you contact us if you would like more information about any of our programs.
Thank you for your interest in the Blair County Conservation District and the services that we offer!!
The mission of the Blair County Conservation District
is the protection, preservation, and enhancement of
Blair County's natural resources by providing technical assistance and educational guidance.
Clean and Green
Clean and Green is a preferential tax program that in the future, as the County moves towards reassessment, may help to lower property taxes on eligible agricultural and forest lands.
Rainbarrel, Rain Garden and Composting Workshop
Would you like to learn how to build your very own rainbarrel? Or maybe you have questions about installing a rain garden or how to start composting...
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The District just released our 2013 Annual Report. The report highlights many of the Distirct's programs as well as our initatives over the past year and those for 2014!