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 Roads
  • Agricultural Land Preservation
  • Watershed Protection and Education

Our services include:

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



Survey to Credit Farmers
for their Conservation Efforts
Please click here to complete this survey.

Fall Bulb Sale

Click above to place your order today!
*For a description of the bulbs and
a list of quantities you will receive in
each bulb pack, please click here.
Online orders due by December 31st.

Current Publications
Click here for our fall edition of
"Conservation Matter

Upcoming Events
Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26 and 27, 2015

NCCD Annual Budget Meeting
December 3, 2015 at 11:30am
NCCD Office, Sunbury

NCCD Board of Directors Meeting
December 3, 2015 at 12:30pm
NCCD Office, Sunbury

**List of 2015 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.

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