Conservation District

A logo of a water droplet with the text "Conserving Natural Resources for Our Future"
Chester County Conservation District 
688 Unionville Road, Suite 200
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone 610-925-4920
Fax 610-925-4925
Christian E. Strohmaier, Managing Director

Mission: Conserving Soil for Clean Water


What's New


Pennsylvania Outdoor Corp is now hiring 
The Pennsylvania (PA) Outdoor Corps offers young people the opportunity to serve on a team completing conservation projects to protect, enhance and restore Pennsylvania’s public lands. Members gain work experience, job training and environmental education to help them become successful stewards of our natural resources. The program connects participants with the larger field of resource management and allows them to explore careers in conservation.  For more details and to apply for a job, see PA Outdoor Corp Website


Chester County Envirothon 

The Chester County Envirothon had their kick off meeting for coaches on Tuesday January 10, 2017.  Gaye Lynn Criswell shared a quilt made by special Friends of Hibernia using t-shirts from past Envirothons. It will be on display at the Chester County Conservation District office.  If you have questions about the Chester County Envirothon, please contact Gaye Lynn at 610-925-4920 x108

Envirothon Quilt


Attention Interested Contractors:

Bid package to be available January 5, 2017 to Construct Ag Best Management Practices at Two Mushroom Farms located in West Grove, PA.  Please see the bid announcement for details.

2017 Manure Management Workshops
In Pennsylvania, all operations that generate or land apply manure, regardless of scale, are required by law to have, maintain, and implement a Chapter 91 Manure Management Plan. Come learn about it and actually write a plan at one of our workshops!  The workshops are occurring in various township buildings throughout the county:  Honey Brook, Lower Oxford, and West Vincent.  Click here to see the workshop flyer for more information.

Pipeline Information


Mariner East II Pipeline Info Sheet