Lehigh County congratulates 8 PA Master Naturalists

The Lehigh County Conservation District hosted the PA Master Naturalist Program for the first time! Trainees participated in field trips around the County and educational presentations that focused on a variety of environmental topics including Geology, Watersheds,...

The District Celebrates 75 years!

The Lehigh County Conservation District celebrated 75 years of protecting the natural resources of Lehigh County at Bell Gate Farm in Coopersburg on September 23, 2022. Board members, staff, and community leaders spent the evening highlighting partnerships and...

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...