Program & Services

Programs & Services

Dam Safety and Encroachment Act - Chapter 105 (Assist the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection with permit issuance for work in or near a stream or wetland)

 

Erosion and Sedimentation & National Pollution Discharge Elimination System - Chapter 102 (This program requires any earthmoving activities disturbing greater than 5,000 square feet to have an erosion control plan and may require a permit.)

Chesapeake Bay Program (A cooperative effort involving all of the jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the goal of reducing nutrient and sediment pollution.)

 

Nutrient Management Act 38 (The Nutrient Management Program establishes regulation and policy regarding nutrient management planning, plan review and plan approval requirements for Act 38 regulated farms (CAOs and CAFOs) and volunteer farms (VAOs) to protect watersheds in and around Pennsylvania.)

 

 

Ag-Land Preservation Program (Provide funding and oversight for the purchase of agricultural easements in order to protect farmland from development)

 

 

 

Dirt and Gravel Roads (program is designed to fund environmentally sound maintenance of unpaved municipal roadways that have been identified as sources of sediment pollution)

Administrator

Shanon Burkland Stamm

sbstamm@unionco.org

 

Watershed Groups (support watershed association development and projects with organizational and technical assistance)

Administrator

Shanon Burkland Stamm

sbstamm@unionco.org

 

Environmental Education (offers programs for teachers, students and the community on environmental issues)

Administrator

Greg Bonsall

gbonsall@unionco.org

 

Equipment Rental
(This program makes agricultural equipment available to producers in order to promote better conservation practices.)

Administrator

Randall Ross

 rross@unionco.org
    10 ft. Haybuster No-Till drill 
    Pik Rite 795 variable rate manure spreader 
    John Deere 7200, 4 row, 30'' corn planter
   No-Til Vegetable Transplanter  
  

     

Conservation Planning and Management (Provides landowners with resource management plans and recommendations)

Technician

Randall Ross

rross@unionco.org
TechnicianGreg Bonsallgbonsall@unionco.org
TechnicianDan Wagnerdanwagner@unionco.org

 

Internships (Internships are offered periodically by the District. Contact district manager for more information.)