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Year In Review

 Year In Review


Click to see our 2021 Annual Report. 2021 PCCD Annual Report.pdf

bundles of trees
Annual Tree Sale
The District holds an annual tree sale to promote native tree plantings, to improve backyard habitat, and to offer trees at an affordable price. Proceeds go toward funding environmental education programs. Over 3,000 trees are sold each year. Thank you for your continued support! 



 2021 Envirothon
The District sponsors the Perry County Envirothon each year. The event is heldat several different locations throughout Perry County. 
In 2021, the traditional activities within the Envirothon program both at the county and state levels were still in a transition period. District staff split up and ran the event separately at each school district but all in the same time frame. High school student teamin grades 9-12 from Newport, Susquenita, West Perry, and Greenwood school districts competed. Greenwood  Team 1 won the competition and moved on to place 34th at the PA Envirothon. 

Our T-Shirt Design Contest winner was Carter Bennett from Greenwood High School. 

 [Read more about the Envirothon]   

 2021 Perry County Fair
The District once again had a display at the Perry
County Fair. This year our theme was
 ‘Have You Herd?’ display on backyard livestock manure management plans at the Fair. 
Flyers and handouts were also provided for the No-Till Drill Program, Nutrient Management, Spotted lantern Fly Identification and eradication, Keep Perry County Beautiful Clean-Ups, and NRCS Resources. Thank you for stopping by!

2021 Land Judging
The 2021 Land Judging Contest was held at the Ken Martz farm near Duncannon, Pa. Fifty students from Newport, West Perry, Susquenita, and Greenwood competed. Presentations in evaluating soils, the importance of cover crops, and conservation practices were given by Kevin Morgan and Samantha Dilorenzo of NRCS. Mike Rash of Morrrison Geothermal presented on alternative enery. Andrea Clark of Greenwood, came in first place and took home the Steel Trowel Trophy! Second place went to Emily Clark of Greenwood, and third place went to Leroy Brofee also from Greenwood.  [Read more about the Land Judging Contest]

(Pictured Top) Sarah Keller, winner Andrea Clark and Commissioner Gary Eby

(Pictured Bottom)  Group shot of participating students