Conservation District Administrative Training

Using the administrative manual as a guide, this class will outline the role of Conservation Districts in the Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Road Maintenance Program.

Current training dates and the course registration link can be found in the tabs to the left.


Who Should Attend

  • CD staff involved with Program: required

  • Others involved in Program (Field Reps, etc.): encouraged

  • QAB or District Board members: also invited

  • Attendance by potential grant applicants (twps, etc.) is NOT encouraged.


Course Information

  • This one-day training will last approximately 5 hours.

  • Trainings will focus on details needed to run the Program at the CD: handling funds, administering projects, record keeping, understanding policies, Program forms, etc.

  • Trainings will be given by both Center and SCC staff.

  • All Conservation Districts administering the DGLVR Program are required to have someone attend an administrative training.

  • The course is free, but registration is required, no walk-ins will be allowed. You can register by clicking the registration link at the bottom of this page.


Course Resources

  • Training Brochure (146 KB): Detailed description of the of the Conservation District administrative training. (Updated 1/16/15)

  • Program Administrative Training (18.6 MB): Powerpoint slides presented at Administrative Training that follows along with administrative manual. (Updated 3/12/15)

  • Administrative Training Attendees¬†(89.7 KB): List of attendees from past trainings. The Administrative¬†Training must be taken every 3 years by District Staff who administer the DGLVR Program. (Updated 4/18/2017)


For Additional Information

Center for Dirt and Gravel Roads
215 Transportation Research Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 865-5355
Fax: (814) 863-6787
Toll-free: (866) NOTOMUD (866-668-6683)
E-mail: dirtandgravel@psu.edu