Susquehanna County Conservation District Holds Awards Banquet

Submitted by Jim Garner, Susquehanna County Conservation District
PA Department of Environmental Protection’s Steve Taglang speaks about the Chesapeake Bay Reboot at the Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD) awards banquet on November 1, 2016. Photo provided by SCCD.

PA Department of Environmental Protection’s Steve Taglang speaks about the Chesapeake Bay Reboot at the Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD) awards banquet on November 1, 2016. Photo provided by SCCD.

The Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD) recently held its annual banquet with over 120 people from the community showing up for this special event. SCCD had speakers from the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on the Chesapeake Bay Reboot and from the Penn State Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies. During this event, awardees were honored for their contribution to conservation in Susquehanna County. Awards given were: Envirothon Donors, Forest Lake Township and Chief Oil and Gas; Educator of the Year, Mike Talabiska (Mountain View); Dirt and Gravel Road Cooperator, Harford Township; No-Till Cooperator, Jenny Clifford (Carlton Farms); Farmer Cooperator, Claude Bennett; Community Cooperator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; and Bill Stewart, Choconut Township Supervisor was recognized and remembered. Guests also had the privilege of enjoying an acapella presentation by the Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Montrose VFW provided everyone with a wonderful venue and delicious meal. Click here for a video montage of the event.

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