Susquehanna Conservation District

The Susquehanna County Conservation District provides information and technical assistance to assist people and communities in the wise use of their natural resources.

Through partnerships among non-profit groups and public agencies, the district promotes a cooperative approach to natural resource issues.

Among the district's programs are Environmental Education, Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control & Waterway and Wetland Protection, Dirt and Gravel Roads Pollution Prevention, Nutrient Management, Chesapeake Bay Program, Watershed Association formation, and Agricultural Land Preservation.

The district is guided at the local level by a Board of Directors and at the state level by the State Conservation Commission. The Susquehanna Conservation District is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, a nonprofit organization that supports, enhances, and promotes Pennsylvania's conservation Districts and their programs.

"To conserve the natural resources of the county through an innovative and comprehensive conservation program based on total quality management, local leadership, a highly qualified staff and mutual cooperation with our regional, state and federal partners."


  • Soil erosion on earth disturbance sites.
  • Permits to work in the stream and other waters.
  • Storm water
  • Water quality related to manure and other nutrients.
  • Cost-effective agricultural practices.
  • No-till farming of cover crops, pasture and corn.
  • Environmental education for all ages.
  • Information about exciting current events


Contact Susquehanna Conservation District

Contact Susquehanna Conservation District

Jim Garner
District Manager
31 Public Avenue
County Office Building
Montrose, Pennsylvania  18801
Phone: (570) 278-4600 ext. 280
Fax: (570) 278-9268


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania