The Council is committed to the preservation and protection of natural resources within a framework of economic growth.

Directed by a group of dedicated volunteers. Council members represent numerous interests and disciplines, including agriculture, forestry, environment, education, wildlife management, mine reclamation, recreation and economic development. The RC&D Council is supported by conservation districts as well as several federal and state cooperating agencies, nonprofit groups, and interested individuals. All who support the Council's purpose and goals are invited to participate.

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Covering a ten county in Northeastern PA the council has been an active alliance of resource and economic development interests since 1973.
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The PNERCD works with a number of organizations to accomplish its goals.
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There are many ways that you can be involved with the Council to improve the environment and economic well-being of the Pocono Northeast region of PA. We welcome your ideas and your help! Read More.