For over 70 years the purpose of the Conservation District has been to increase awareness of the relationship between human activities and our natural environment. The District helps to focus attention on the wise use of the land, water, and related natural resources. It provides assistance to individuals and public and private organizations in solving the complex problems of our environment.
To promote the stewardship of natural resources for Lancaster County and beyond.
The Lancaster County Conservation District will be a respected leader of conservation efforts in the county, trusted to engage and guide the community through proactive education, advocacy, and the administration of innovative stewardship principles.
The Lancaster 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.