Agricultural Conservation Technical “Boot Camp” Level II Training Application Period Opens

November 22, 2021 9:45am to December 17, 2021 9:45am

In order to help with logistics and because a large number of applications are expected, applications are now being accepted for the Agricultural Conservation Technical Training Level II only. The application period for Basic will open in January.

Conservation district agricultural staff are encouraged to take advantage of these free training opportunities, including classroom learning and experience in the field.

Please note that there are two sessions of the Level II training for 2022. The first week is for those taking Level II for the first time. The second, 3-day session is for those who took Level II previously and are returning to take the alternative track.


The dates are:

April 25-29, 2022

Agricultural Conservation Technical “Boot Camp” Training – Level II (for those taking Level II the first time)

Keystone Conference Center, Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA (Lebanon County) and the USDA NRCS State Office, Harrisburg, PA (Tentative)

Note: There is an online pre-requisite for this course. Information will be sent to those that are accepted into the course.


May 2-4, 2022

Agricultural Conservation Technical “Boot Camp” Training – Level II (for those who are returning to Level II for a second year to take the alternative track only)

Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Lebanon, PA (Tentative)


The deadline to apply is December 17, 2021. If you do not receive confirmation from PACD, you will not be admitted. No walk-ins will be accepted. Questions? Contact Shannon Wehinger at

These training opportunities are made possible by the following sponsors: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, State Conservation Commission, and the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.

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