Fostering the voluntary conservation of natural resources by providing the
tools, education, technical expertise, and financial assistance to support our local community.
IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS, PCD OFFICE HOURS ARE LIMITED AND
WE ARE CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
BURN PERMITS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE BY PHONE AND EMAIL.
If you would like to request a phone appointment with staff for technical assistance or
to schedule a burn permit, please see our staff webpage.
We are committed to keeping our community and staff safe while ensuring that critical services are maintained.
To continue operations PCD staff will telework as necessary to respond to local closures and personal needs.
All of our employees are well-equipped, efficient, and accountable while teleworking.
Thank you for your understanding as we all work to keep our community safe and healthy!
Conservation Successes of 2019
Cost-share assistance to landowners
Acres of conservation practices implemented
Acres of riparian practices
Local solutions for your conservation goals
Assisting landowners in meeting their conservation goals through voluntary, incentive-based programs
Conservation practices individually designed to increase your farm's soil health while protecting water quality and reducing soil erosion
Our monitoring and research team are testing the quality of water and particulates in streams so we can all enjoy their benefits
Upland and riparian habitat restoration programs that are designed to work with your needs and pair excellently with our agriculture assistance.
Our assistance for livestock can create forage and grazing rotations for your farm, or upgrade facilities and fences; all of which improve our water sources and soil health
Education & Outreach
We are eager to engage with adults and children through classroom education programs, public events, and festivities.