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.



Tree Sale
NCCD's 45th annual tree sale is now underway!
Click here for a copy of this year's brochure.
Orders are due by March 16th.
For pictures of trees being sold,
please click here.

Affiliate Drive
NCCD's 2015 Affiliate Drive has begun.
Click here to find out how to become a
member of NCCD today!

Winter 2015 Newsletter
Click here for our first edition of
"Conservation Matter

Upcoming Events
3rd Annual Conservation District Forum
March 3, 2015 8am - 1pm
Revival Tabernacle, Watsontown
Click here for the flyer to register.
Click here for info on being a vendor.

NCCD Board of Directors Meeting
March 5, 2015 at 12:30pm
NCCD EE Center, Sunbury

Soil Health Conference
"Connecting Soils and Profits:
No-till, Cover Crops, Soil Health, and Grazing"
March 18, 2015 7:30am - 4pm
Pine Barn Inn, Danville
Click here for the flyer with
registration information.

**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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