Report on MCCD
Find out what’s discussed
at Monroe County Conservation District’s monthly board meetings.
By Paula Heeschen
Local conservation officials are concerned about massive tree clearing on a large construction site
along Route 115 in Tunkhannock Township. READ MORE HERE
Monroe County reviews stormwater plans over 50% faster than the rest of Pennsylvania. READ MORE HERE
No report for Dec. 2022
District staff seeding reconfigured banks of Sand Spring Run. READ MORE HERE
No reports for Aug/Sept/Oct 2022
MCCD talks education, outreach in April. READ MORE HERE
MCCD board takes on tainted “landscape fill.” READ MORE HERE
MCCD discusses public school busing costs, spotted lanternfly mitigation. READ MORE HERE
MCCD seeks grant for tabletop stream-flow model. READ MORE HERE
‘Our role is advocacy’: MCCD speaks against changes to state Clean Streams Law. READ MORE HERE
Illegal fill is still finding its way to building lots in Monroe County, keeping watchdog agencies on the alert. READ MORE HERE
MCCD is assisting with a revamp of stormwater management plans. READ MORE HERE
Board discusses post-hurricane stream damage. READ MORE HERE
MCCD technicians praise new e-reporting system. READ MORE HERE
Thanks and congrats for notable achievements. READ MORE HERE
How MCCD staffers handle site inspections … and spotted lanternflies. READ MORE HERE
MCCD naturalists are battling the invasive spotted lanternfly while trying to boost the local bee population. READ MORE HERE
Illegal fill has been found in building lots at Monroe Lakes, Middle Smithfield. READ MORE HERE
A BWA leader has joined the MCCD board. This has been Craig Todd’s long-cherished goal. READ MORE HERE
State agencies commend MCCD for ‘progressive’ flood planning
MCCD board turns down $10,500 donation due to conflict of interest
MCCD adapts, expands its free education offerings
MCCD excels at speedy permit review
Faces are changing at MCCD.
District manager is leaving MCCD.
Board president wants to shift MCCD’s focus.
MCCD staffers call for stricter standards of clean fill in Pa.
MCCD combats illegal waste, fill dumping:
No action, no answer on ethics violation questions:
READ MORE HERE
Work plans, rewarding days and an award at MCCD
MCCD sets plans for new year as former manager seeks to join board
2018 YEAR IN REVIEW
A busy 12 months at MCCD
MCCD’s Moyer fined for ethics violations
Monroe County shows that stormwater management measures work
MCCD Board votes
to return to Level III
DEP delegation dispute resurfaces
Make sure to monitor area development: Attend meetings!
Citizen challenges ‘conflict of interest’ for board member
SPECIAL EVENT: ROUNDTABLE ABOUT MCCD ON MAY 16
Big projects bring big questions for MCCD
Smoother sailing, but still some turbulence
Fresh faces, fresh start for MCCD Board
Board is mired in manure and more minutiae
Real conservationists are needed in open spots on district board.
Barrett water company proposal, conservation district actions require your attention.
Internal issues throwing board out of balance
MCCD board convenes without a quorum – and too few environment-minded leaders.
Business concerns seem to be pushing a stream designation program off course.
Recent MCCD board meetings have found a board majority often at odds with their paid staff
…. READ MORE HERE.