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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Erosion Control Workshop

Now announcing the 2023 Erosion Control Workshop starting February 7th at 12 pm. 

Now Hiring

ACCD is hiring a Natural Resource Outreach Educator and Agricultural Resource Conservationist.

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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.

Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater

Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater

Learn how to develop and implement a stormwater management plan for your property.

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

Intro to Chapter 105 Permits and DGLVR Grant Program

Intro to Chapter 105 Permits and DGLVR Grant Program

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join ACCD for an introduction to Chapter 105 and the Dirt, Gravel & Low Volume Road (DGLVR) Grant Program. This webinar will emphasize the correlations between obtaining stream permits along with design and implementation of successful road projects.

Erosion Control Workshop

Erosion Control Workshop

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - Tuesday, February 28, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join Allegheny County Conservation District for the 2023 Erosion Control Workshop with regional partners Butler, Beaver, and Washington Conservation Districts. Learn key environmental regulations for land development and best management practices for erosion control and stormwater.

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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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