WHO WE ARE.
The Susquehanna Conservation District is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The SCD was established by an agreement between the Susquehanna County Commissioners and the State Conservation Commission in 1947.
“To preserve and protect our natural resources”
The mission of the Susquehanna County Conservation District is to promote stewardship of the land, water, and other natural resources; to make all citizens aware of the interrelationships between human activities and the natural environment; to provide assistance for current efforts in natural resource conservation; and to develop and implement programs which promote the stewardship of natural resources; while enlisting and coordinating help from public and private sources in accomplishing this mission.
Our Main Concerns
The Susquehanna County Conservation District will be the premier conservation organization regarded by all citizens as a leader in innovative stewardship of our natural resources. The District will effectively inspire and foster the application of natural resource conservation. With passion, the District will engage citizens and protect the environment for future generations while encouraging profitable business enterprises.
Our Core Values
The Susquehanna County Conservation District operates under the philosophy that the best way to advance the cause of conservation is to educate local citizens to become better environmental stewards. By building partnerships, providing technical assistance, and sharing information, we strive to achieve environmental compliance using common sense to build a culture of responsible stewardship.