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Want to know more about the environmental issues facing NEPA? Listen in to this podcast made specifically for the residents of Pike County, PA.

Financial and other support for this project has been provided by the Department of Environmental Protection’s 2019 Environmental Education Grants Program. We hope you tune in to learn about the water, and the world around you right here in NEPA.

The Conservation Podcast Pike County Conservation District

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Want to know more about the environmental issues facing NEPA? Listen in to this podcast made specifically for the residents of Pike County, PA.

Financial and other support for this project has been provided by the Department of Environmental Protection’s 2019 Environmental Education Grants Program. We hope you tune in to learn about the water, and the world around you right here in NEPA.

    Season 2 Episode 5 - No More Pondering - Ponds Explained

    Season 2 Episode 5 - No More Pondering - Ponds Explained

    Peter Wulfhorst, Extension Educator for Penn State Extension Pike County, joins for this episode to talk about what makes a pond different from a lake, how ponds form, and tips for those who manage a pond on their property.

    • 32 min
    Season 2 Episode 4 - Greener Gardening

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Greener Gardening

    Susan Detrick, Penn State Extension Master Gardener Coordinator for Pike & Monroe Counties, joins us for this episode to share all you need to know about sustainable gardening. Tune in to learn how to keep your soil healthy and plants thriving- all while supporting our natural resources and ecosystems!

    • 40 min
    Season 2 Episode 3 - The Dirt on Clean Fill

    Season 2 Episode 3 - The Dirt on Clean Fill

    What’s the difference between dirty dirt and clean
    fill? Join us with Kristina Heaney, District Manager at the Monroe County Conservation District, to find out!

    You can find the Form FP-001 Certification of Clean Fill referenced by Kristina here on the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)’s website.

    Please note that the maple sugaring program described in the episode has passed for 2024, but stay tuned for next year’s program as well as all the upcoming spring and summer events referenced in this episode!

    • 20 min
    Season 2 Episode 2 - Hidden Geocache Treasures in Pike County

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Hidden Geocache Treasures in Pike County

    There's hidden treasure in Pike County, PA-- and anyone can join the treasure hunt! In this episode, Jess Yoder, Assistant Planning Director and Preservation Planner at the Pike County Planning & Mapping Office, shares the basics of geocaching, how to get started searching our area, and some of her favorite geocaching stories.

    • 15 min
    Season 2 Episode 1 - The Forestry Frontier

    Season 2 Episode 1 - The Forestry Frontier

    Forestry-- it's the first frontier of season 2. Join us for an interview with Pike/Monroe County Service Forester Logan Goddard and Fire Forester Garrett Beers from PA DCNR as we discuss their favorite forestry factoids, sustainable forest management practices, and how deer affect our woods.

    • 55 min
    Season 2 Trailer

    Season 2 Trailer

    An overview of our 2nd season!

    • 42 sec

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