441 Plum Creek Road, Sunbury, PA 17801 • Phone: (570) 495-4665 • FAX: (570) 988-4488
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The NCCD, formed in 1943 under the Conservation District Law, is a subdivision of state government and is one of 66 Conservation Districts throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Conservation District is to promote protection, maintenance, improvement, and wise use of the land, water, and other natural resources.

The Northumberland County Conservation District offers programs to educate and assist county residents and business owners about the proper protection of land and water resources.

Our programs include:

  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
  • National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
  • Dam Safety and Waterway Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Nutrient Management
  • Chesapeake Bay Program
  • Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads
  • Agricultural Land Preservation
  • Watershed Protection and Education
  • Mosquito-borne Disease Control

Our services include:

  • Topo Maps
  • Northumberland County Soil Survey Books
For right-to-know requests, please click here.



The District updated the Erosion 
and Sediment Control Plan fee 
schedule, effective February 1, 2018.  
Click here for the new fee schedule.

Current Publications

Click here for our winter edition
of "Conservation Matters."

Click here for DEP's new publication,
"Guidelines for Maintaining Streams in
Your Community."

Upcoming Events
Office Closed
February 19, 2018
President's Day

NCCD Board Meeting

NCCD EE Center, Sunbury
March 1, 2018 at 12:30pm

2018 Conservation District Forum
Revival Tabernacle, Watsontown
March 6, 2018 8am-1pm
Click here for the agenda and
registration form
Click here for information on
vendor registration

Soil Health Meeting
Connecting Soil and Profits
Pine Barn Inn, Danville
March 15, 2018 8am-4pm
Click here for the agenda and
registration form

**List of 2018 Affiliate Members**
There are many ways to get involved with the NCCD. We welcome your involvement, as well as your ideas and input!

The NCCD has been in existence since 1943. The history of conservation districts is rooted in serving the agriculture community. In fact, conservation districts were born to help alleviate the soil erosion crisis of the Dust Bowl era. Today, conservation districts have grown to serve a much greater variety of issues. Not only do we serve the agriculture community, but we also work with contractors, municipalities, watershed organizations, and YOU!

Check the Get Involved section of our website for more information.