Still, They Lurk!

While we get a respite from mosquitoes in the winter, Ixodes scapularis keeps on ticking. Black-legged ticks that transmit Lyme disease can be active year-round. Unseasonably warm temperatures, or what may well be the new seasonal weather patterns, are quite suitable...

But Where Do They Go In The Winter?

Container breeding mosquitoes are happy just about anywhere as long as they have a bit of water. This includes the Culex species that are the main vector for West Nile virus. Recent increased amounts of rain have brought out the flood pool mosquitoes. These species...

agriculture Workshop December 15, 2021

If you have HORSES, CATTLE, CHICKENS, or any other manure producing animal, or if you are interested in learning about the SPOTTED LANTERN FLY and PESTICIDE APPLICATION, the Lehigh and Northampton County Conservation Districts are hosting a joint agriculture workshop...

Water Quality ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

The Water Quality Department moving forward will only be accepting submissions electronically. Please see the Electronic Submission Document for information on procedures for submissions and pre-application meetings. Refer to the Document Submittal Guidelines for...
Rain BarrelS Distributed

Rain BarrelS Distributed

The Lehigh County Conservation District, in partnership with the Penn State Extension, Lehigh County Authority, Upper Macungie Township, Heidelberg Township, Lowhill Township, and Weisenberg Township carried out 4 workshops in 2021 for homeowners about rain barrels...
2022 envirothon

2022 envirothon

The Lehigh County Conservation District is excited to announce the 2022 ENVIROTHON will be carried out in April! The ENVIROTHON is a program that educates High School and Middle School students in natural resources and environmental sciences, while providing students...
LanternFly Presentations

LanternFly Presentations

AVAILABLE THROUGH LEHIGH COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT (LCCD) Are you wondering what you can do now and how can to prepare for the upcoming spring hatch of the Spotted Lanternfly? Successful control for this invasive species needs to be a community effort and...
Permitting Information

Permitting Information

On May 1st ,2019 it became mandatory for all commercial vehicles traveling within or out of the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine zone to have a travel permit. PDA along with the Pennsylvania State police will be conducting checks on commercial vehicles traveling...
Laternfly Update

Laternfly Update

As we begin 2020 mitigation efforts for spotted lanternfly, we know that the combination of egg mass scraping, tree banding for nymphs, and the use of insecticidal soaps and botanical neem oils are all very important first steps for the control of the spotted...