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
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Tree Sale Brochure Now Available!
Click here for this year's brochure.
Orders due by March 19, 2018.

Seasonal Full-Time Job Opening
We are currently accepting
resumes for a seasonal full-time
Mosquito-borne Disease Control Technician.  Click here for a full job description.  
Resumes are due by March 16, 2018.

Summer Internship Available
We are currently accepting resumes from college students for a summer internship. 
Click here for more information.  

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

NCCD Board Meeting
NCCD EE Center, Sunbury
April 5, 2018 at 12:30pm

Tire Collection Event
Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area,
Coal Township
April 7, 2018 9am-3pm
*Pre-registration required*
Click here for more info

Weiser State Forest
Earth Day Tree Planting
April 20, 2018 8am-2pm
Click here for more info

**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.