|Responsibilities of the Conservation District:
- Environmental Education
- Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Review, Complaints, and Inspections
- National Pollution Discharges Elimination System Permitting
- Stream Encroachments General Permits and Complaint Handling
- Chesapeake Bay Fund Allocation and Farmer Assistance Program
- Dirt and Gravel Roads Program for Municipalities
- Nutrient Management Planning and Permitting for Farmers
- County Farmland Preservation Program
- No-Till Drill Rental Program
- County Watershed Stormwater Management Planning for Municipalities (ACT 167)
- PA Tree Farm Program for Woodlot Owners
| Services Provided by the Conservation District:
- The District provides expertise in soil erosion control, woodlot management, wetlands protection and abandoned mine reclamation for landowners and homeowners.
- The District provides assistance to farmers in managing soil, nutrient and farmland resources.
- The District reviews plans for municipalities that are designed to manage and control soil erosion, land use, stormwater management, farmland preservation and wetlands protection.
- The District offers unique environmental education programs such as the Envirothon, poster contest, outdoor education activities, outdoor classroom development and nature presentations to assist educators.
- The Disaster's edge Environmental Center is managed by the District. It is located at 1889 Park in St. Michael.
- The District provides seminars and workshops on topics related to local, state and federal laws and regulations for professionals such as engineers, contractors and foresters.
- The District acts as a clearinghouse for natural resource information, community conservation concerns and local environmental leadership efforts.