PIKE COUNTY - With winter just around the corner, Pike County Conservation District is hosting a free Road Maintenance Workshop on Thursday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to Noon, at the Dingman Township Fire Hall, 680 Log Tavern Road.

The event is geared toward municipal and community association staff and officials who are responsible for maintaining local roadways.

The workshop will begin with coffee, donuts, and exhibitors, including: Chemung Supply Corporation, Medico Industries, Pennsylvania One Call System, PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program, Penn State Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, and Pike County PennState Extension.

Wade Brown of the Penn State Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies will discuss Stormwater Best Management Practices, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, followed by a presentation on Winter Maintenance, from 10:45 to 11:45 AM, by Robert Peda of PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program.

Soft drinks will be provided by Medico Industries, and the event will conclude with a raffle.

Visit the Events page at PikeConservation.org for more information. Reservations are requested by Wednesday, October 3. Please contact kgromalski@pikepa.org or 570-226-8220.