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

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.

Distinguished Service in the Mushroom Industry
Sara Manning has been awarded the 2016 Chester County Ag Council's Distinguished Service Award. See the following link for more information:Distinguished Service in the Mushroom Industry

Survey for Pennsylvania Horsepersons
The Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau has commissioned a study of the contribution of the equine industry to the economy of nine counties that make up Southeastern Pennsylvania.  The study is being conducted by Delaware Valley University and will be used to demonstrate and communicate the importance of equine to the Region.  We need your help to provide data necessary for estimating the economic impact of the equine industry to your county and the region.  To learn more about the project and help with data please go to and complete the equine survey.  

Pipeline Information

Mariner East II Pipeline Info Sheet