News & Events

Cover Crop Walk – April 24

COVER CROP WALK VERDANT VIEW FARM FROM 9-11 AM ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24TH Address: 429 Strasburg Road, Paradise, PA 17562 Find out how our cover crops have grown since October 2018 meeting with PSU Extension’s Jeff Graybill & Dave Wilson. Talk with experts and other farmers to find out what works and what doesn’t when […]

NLCRPD honored its Officers during an awards ceremony

March 14, 2019 the NLCRPD honored its Officers during an awards ceremony representing 2017 and 2018. Chief David Steffen and Chairman Anthony Chivinski presented numerous awards as listed below. The evening also contained the swearing-in of our newest Officer, Christian Bean, the promotion of four Officers to the rank of Corporal, a presentation to Corporal […]

Spotted Lanternfly Informational Session – April 3, 2019

April 3, 2019 at Myerstown Community Center Auditoriam – 6pm Join Senator Mike Folmer and Pennsylvania Agricultural Secretary Russell Redding to an educational Spotted Lanternfly presentation. This presentation is designed to inform the community about this invasive species. Topics include biology and life cycle, current distribution, impacts, spread and control methods. We encourage you to […]

Livestake Tree Planting and Stream Restoration – April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6 – 9am-12pm – Sustainability Park, Manheim Volunteers are needed to help Penn Township continue restoring the stream that runs through Sustainability Park on Doe Run Rd. We will be planting dormant dogwood and willow tree stems directly into the eroding stream banks where they will grow into new trees and create a […]

Statewide Transportation Program Update – Open Public Comment Period

The State Transportation Commission (STC), PennDOT and our transportation partners are excited to announce the beginning of the Twelve Year Transportation Program Planning Process. The STC recently released the 2019 Transportation Performance Report. It contains info about how PA’s transportation system performed over the last two years. We encourage you to read and share the report and […]

PennDOT to Rebuild Rt. 283 Interchange with Rt. 722, State Road

2-year project will widen State Road, replace bridges over Amtrak and Route 283. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that on Monday night, March 18, weather permitting, its contractor will place barrier closing the right shoulder along eastbound and westbound Route 283 and shift traffic toward the median in each […]

Help Burst those Flood Insurance Myths

An important component of promoting flood insurance is dispelling the myths that persist about it. Below are a few of the most salient misunderstandings about flood insurance and some straightforward explanations of what is really true. Your community may find it helpful to use the linked materials to address mistaken beliefs among your residents. Also, […]

Lancaster County Conservation District Tree Sale

Every year, the Lancaster County Conservation District holds a tree sale. The tree sale includes several kinds of conifer trees (such as Douglas Fir, Eastern White Pine, etc), hardwood trees (such as Red Maple, Pin Oak, etc.), wildlife species, perennial potted stock, goundcover, containerized seedlings, fruit trees and shrubs (such as Coralstar Yellow Peach, Montmorency […]

Federal Shutdown Scams

Pennsylvania State Police have issued a warning about Federal Shutdown Scams. To learn more, click Federal Shutdown Scams or Captain James H. Fisher | Commanding Officer Pennsylvania State Police | Troop J, Lancaster 2099 Lincoln Highway East | Lancaster, PA 17602 Phone: 717.290.1957 | Fax: 717.299.7663