The District's mission is the protection, stewardship, and conservation of Greene County's natural resources and to ensure a wise balance between environmental protection and the needs and desires of county landowners. The District serves the public trust, promotes awareness of conservation practices, offers technical assistance to landowners and municipalities and offer a first-line assessment of environmental complaints.
District Board of Directors
and staff work diligently and thoughtfully to promote and protect a diverse range of natural resources within the County. The core value of the District is that conservation works best when the people living and working in the area come together to collectively manage their natural resources. Partnerships created through this core value bring diversity to the conversation and decision-making process.
Washington Township Spring Cleanup Day
Washington Township will be holding it's Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday April 24, 2021 from 8am to 4pm. Visit the Washington Township Supervisor's Facebook page for more details
Enter the Greene County Conservation District Coloring Contest
The Greene County Conservation District would like to announce a coloring contest open to all Greene County Pre-K children. The top three entrants will receive new bicycles and helmets as prizes.
Coloring pages that are to be used for the contest this year can be found here
. We would ask that you add the child’s name, age, parent’s names and contact information on the back of the coloring page prior to submittal. We are asking for all entries to be received at our office by Friday, April 16th. Additional sheets may be copied.
The theme this year for Soil and Conservation Week is “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities” We encourage you to utilize the National Association of Conservation Districts’ website
for more information about this year’s theme, including free educational resources and activities.
Entries may be mailed, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at the Conservation District office at 22 W. High St., Suite 204, Waynesburg, PA 15370. Entries must be received at the Conservation District by Friday, April 16th. For more information about the contest, contact Lindsay Kozlowski at the Conservation District at 724-852-5278.
Enter the Greene County Conservation District Poster Contest
The Greene County Conservation District is holding a poster contest for students in Kindergarten through the eighth grade. Posters may be completed in school or at home. Winning students earn cash prizes of $100, $75 or $50. First place posters also go on to a statewide competition. The Theme for this year's contest is, Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities. Taking part in the poster contest increases environmental literacy and fosters interest in science, art and other disciplines. The poster contest is also a great project for students studying remotely. Interested parents, teachers and students should read the poster contest RULES
and complete an ENTRY FORM
. One big change for 2021 is that the District is accepting electronic submissions. The National Association of Conservation Districts also has a resource page that includes grade specific lesson guides, activity sheets and more. All of this can be found on their WEBSITE