Does your stream maintenance require a permit?

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has created the following QR code for accessing the “Guidelines for Maintaining Streams in your Community” guide. Please scan the above QR code to assist you in determining which types of stream maintenance...

Don’t let a tick make you sick!

The Lehigh County Conservation District’s Vector Borne Disease Control program has collected their first Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum) in Lehigh County. Pictured is the adult female tick with the distinctive white dot on its dorsal shield. Lone Star Ticks are...

LOWER MACUNGIE COMMUNITY DAYS

The Lehigh County Conservation District joined in on the fun at Lower Macungie Community Days on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Staff educated the community about the importance of protecting yourself from bug season. Interactive displays included information on mosquitoes and...

2022 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

The Lehigh County Conservation District, in partnership with South Whitehall Township, celebrated EARTH DAY at Covered Bridge Park (2466 Wehr Mill Road). Staff educated the public about the importance of reducing stormwater runoff and non-point source pollution...
How To Catch Mosquitoes

How To Catch Mosquitoes

Each week , the Lehigh Conservation District County Vector Control Program Staff places 25-30 traps at established sites throughout the County. The traps are species specific and are deployed to determine mosquito type and abundance in a given locale. All traps are...

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...