Jefferson County Conservation District

Welcome to the Jefferson County Conservation District!

The District Office is located on Route 28, 1/4 mile North of Exit 81 (Hazen) off I-80. Our office hours are 8am - 4pm, Monday through Friday. 

Need to contact us? 

 Our mailing address is: 1514 Route 28, Brookville, PA 15825

 Phone: (814) 849-7463

Fax: (814) 849-0825

The District has our "Banquet" bird seed in stock. It is a 35 lb. bag of 55% Sunflower, Red & White Millet, Safflower, & Peanut Pieces.

The sale of this bird seed benefits our Environmental Education Program! 

Jefferson County Conservation District hosts Farmer Workshop - Thursday, April 18, 2024

Vernal Pool Tour

The Clear Creek State Forest Vernal Pool & Clear Creek State Park Tour was held April 3 & April 10th. Attendees learned about vernal pools, took a night hike to a vernal pool, and got to see and hear some night critters (spring peepers and amphibian egg masses). Thank you to DCNR Bureau of Forestry and Fish and Boat Commission for helping with this event!

Hickory Grove 6th Grade Envirothon 

The Jefferson County Conservation District hosted a 6th grade Envirothon at Hickory Grove Elementary school on Tuesday, April 9th. The lessons taught included ticks, aquatic invasive species, recycling, renewable energy, and herpetology. 

Conservation District Week April 28 - May 4, 2024

Jefferson County Conservation District is celebrating Conservation Week through April & May 2024.  

Here is a list of events that are scheduled:

  • Vernal Pool Tours @ Clear Creek Forest & Clear Creek Park
  • Hickory Grove 6th Grade Envirothon
  • Tri County Envirothon Study Sessions @ Brookville High School
  • Penn State DuBois Earth Day 
  • Penn State DuBois & Fish & Boat Commission @ Kyle Lake
  • Farmer Workshop @ JCCD
  • Earth Day Storytime @ Rebecca M Arthurs Memorial Library
  • Tri County High School Envirothon @ Clear Creek
  • Punxsutawney 1st Grade Field Day
  • Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Training
  • Enviromental Field Day 4th Grade @ Scripture Rocks
  • Ag Safety Days @ Jefferson County Fairground
  • Raider Time @ Pine Creek Elementary & Hickory Grove Elementary
  • CG Johnson 3rd & 4th Grade Envirothon
  • Punxsutawney Library Earth Week 

Facebook Updates

We hope you are following the District's Facebook page. The District Staff has been sharing some great educational posts. Videos about Wetlands, Stream Erosion, Macro Sampling, and Vernal Pools have been posted. Information about our Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Roads Program, Nutrient Management, Earth Day, upcoming events, and many species of birds and wildlife. Click here to visit our Facebook page!

Calendar of Events

The Jefferson Conservation District Board of Directors meet the first Thursday of each month at the District Office. 

April 2024

4: Board of Directors Meeting, 6 PM

18: Farmer Workshop, 9:30am-12:30pm

22: Earth Day

30: H.S. Tri-County  Envirothon, Clear Creek

May 2024

2: Board of Directors Meeting, 7 PM

9 & 10: Ag Safety Days, Brookville Fairgrounds

14: CG Johnson Envirothon, Reynoldsville

17: 4th Grade at the Park, Brookville

24: 1st Grade Field Day, Punxsutawney

27: Observance of Memorial Day, office closed

June 2024

6: Board of Directors Meeting, 7 PM

20: Summer Begins

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