Protecting, Restoring and Preserving Allegheny County's Natural Resources

Allegheny County Conservation District envisions an educated and engaged public, clean water and a sustainable future.

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Apply for a Road Grant

The DGLVR grant program provides education, technical assistance and funding to promote safe roads and healthy streams. Learn more about eligibility requirements. 

Fee Schedule Update

Learn more about pending updates to how fees for NPDES permits are calculated

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Streambank Stabilization

Streambank Stabilization

Learn about basic stream dynamics, erosion and solutions to keep your banks from washing away.

Landslides: Causes, Repairs and Funding

Landslides: Causes, Repairs and Funding

An introduction to landslides and their impact on streams and roadways and available funding.

Soil 101

Soil 101

A beginner's guide to the basics of soils, what makes them healthy, issues urban soils face and more.

Permits:Build Resilient Communities

ACCD works with municipalities and the construction industry to keep soil where it belongs, on the land and out of Pennsylvania’s streams.   

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Upcoming Workshops & Special Events

Wetland Certificate Training

Wetland Certificate Training

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - Friday, September 16, 2022 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join ACCD and Wetland Boot Camp for professional wetland training to become a "wetland delineator" and perform field work, like tying flagging, collecting data, writing reports and applying for permits. This three-day training offers 24 professional development hours.

Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary Celebration

Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, October 15, 2022 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

On October 18, 1972, the United States Clean Water Act officially entered into national law setting the stage for an unprecedented effort to clean up and protect the nation's waters. Celebrate 50 Years of the Clean Water Act with American Society of Civil Engineers Pittsburgh and Friends.

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ACCD completes on-the-ground work to protect soil and water. These efforts deliver critical environmental and community benefits, such as dedicated future farmland, safer low-volume roads, increased fish habitat and more.  

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ACCD provides technical assistance to improve water and soil resources throughout the region. 

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