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Berks County > Municipalities > Longswamp Township


Bird Habitat Recognition Program

Annual Spring Bird Count Checklist

Please click book-retailers for a list of current retail outlets where you can purchase a copy of the new Birds of the Valley and Vicinity book.

Ordinance # 234 enacted September 12, 2006 by the Longswamp Township Board of Supervisors formed an Environmental Advisory Council that will have the following powers:

  • Identify environmental issues affecting the township, the areas surrounding the Township, and the Township’s residents.
  • Make recommendations as to the possible use of open land areas within the Township.
  • Promote a community environmental program.
  • Keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including, but not limited to, flood prone areas, swamps, and unique natural areas.
  • To undertake such environmental tasks as requested by the Board, and/or to propose environmental issues that the Council considers to be significant to be undertaken within the community.

Appointed Township Environmental Advisory Council Members (3-year term):

  • Kate Harms, Chairman
  • Joyce Marin, BOS Representative


All Environmental Advisory Council meetings are held on the third Monday of each month, at 7:00 p.m., at the Longswamp Township Municipal Building, 1112 State Street, Mertztown, PA, unless otherwise published. 

Native Plants EAC 2018.pdf

Please click below for access to BIRD TOWN NEWSLETTERS:

May 2013 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

July 2013 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

August 2013 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

Jan 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

March 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

April 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

May 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

June 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

August 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

Sept 2014 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

December 2014 January 2015 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

February 2015 Bird Town Flyer.pdf

Winter 2015 Bird Town Flyer.pdf