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Landowner Resources

Helpful Links for Farmers and Landowners

NEW Homeowners Guide to Stormwater BMP Maintenance Booklet — What you need to know to take care of your property.

Erie County Recycling — Answers to all questions in Erie County and municipalities regarding recycling rules and opportunities.

Green Erie PA — An up-to-date site sharing information about environmental steps, projects, and ideas in Erie, PA.

Carton Recycling — Information on how to recycle various types of cartons (milk, juice, soups, and more) and bring this venture to Erie County!

Backyard Conservation Tips — A great source of information for all landowners who wish to practice backyard conservation!

Rain Gardens — This website describes the benefits of a rain garden and walks the reader through the steps to build and maintain one.

Landscaping with Native Plants in PA — Native plants help create beautiful landscapes that provide wildlife habitat and reduce maintenance costs.

Organic Gardening — Interested in growing your plants organically? This is the place to find tips on compost, worm bins and gardening for wildlife.

Preventing Runoff — Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) tips on preventing non point pollution from entering bodies of water.

Back Yard Water Feature — Have a stream or pond in your backyard? Here are some tips to keep your water feature clean, healthy and natural.

Septic System Downloads — A site to find links to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) website, manuals, and more informational when caring for your septic system.

Master Well Owner Network — At this site, volunteers promote the proper construction and maintenance of private water systems.

Tips to Save Energy and Money — Find summer and winter time tips for energy conservation plus cool summer time recipes.

Department of Energy — Everything from energy tips to building an energy efficient home.