Monroe County Maple Syrup Program Featured on Local News

Earlier this month, a family from Washington DC helped the Monroe County Conservation District tap maple trees. A local news crew was on hand to report on the project.

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NACD’s 2015 Spring Legislative Event Set for March 18

NACD_Logo_LargerNACD’s spring legislative fly-in is March 18th. Let’s drive in! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with your legislators in Washington DC. Please let PACD Executive Director Robert Maiden Robert-maiden@pacd.org know as soon as possible if you are planning to attend.

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Several Dignitaries Attend the PACD/Winter Meeting

The new President of the National Association of Conservation Districts, acting secretaries of agriculture and environment and the dean of Penn State’s College of Ag all gathered at the Ramada Conference Center in State College Feb. 10-11 for the PACD/SCC Winter Meeting.

(left to right) State Conservation Commission Member Ronald Rohall, National Association of Conservation Districts President Lee McDaniel, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts President Jack Tressler, Penn State College of Agriculture Dean Richard Roush, Acting PA Secretary of Environmental Protection John Quigley, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts Executive Director Robert Maiden, Acting PA Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding, PA Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Water Management Kelly Heffner and State Conservation Commission Executive Secretary Karl Brown.

(left to right) State Conservation Commission Member Ronald Rohall, National Association of Conservation Districts President Lee McDaniel, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts President Jack Tressler, Penn State College of Agriculture Dean Richard Roush, Acting PA Secretary of Environmental Protection John Quigley, Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts Executive Director Robert Maiden, Acting PA Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding, PA Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Water Management Kelly Heffner and State Conservation Commission Executive Secretary Karl Brown.

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Do You Know an Outstanding Legislator, Director, Associate Director or Staff Person?

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If so, now is your chance to nominate them for a PACD award! To submit a nomination, just complete and submit the simple one-page application form, along with a short narrative. Nominations for the Ann Rudd Saxman Conservation District Director (or Associate Director) Excellence Award, the Conservation District Employee Excellence Award and the Legislator Recognition Award are due April 30. Click here for the award nomination forms. Contact Molly Burns  with any questions.

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