Environmental Information

The Warminster Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the Township Building. The EAC serves to help the Township make sound environmental decisions with project implementation, provides community education information, and more.

Spotted Lanternfly Information

The Spotted Lanternfly is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood and nursery industries. To learn about the Spotted Lanternfly, and what action you can take to stop the spread of this invasive insect that is threatening the northeastern United States, especially southeastern Pennsylvania, you can call the Penn State Extension hotline at 1-888-422-3359 with questions on spotted lanternfly management. For more information on how to identify, manage and report Spotted Lanternfly sightings, visit https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly.

 


Energy Efficiency and Conservation
Warminster Township encourages energy efficiency and conservation. Leading by example, Warminster purchases 20% of it’s electricity from renewable sources. Warminster received the 2009 Green Power: Turn It On! Award from Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture).

There are several programs to help make your home or business more energy efficient. Programs such as:
EnergySTAR

Business
There are several environmentally oriented businesses in Warminster Township. Businesses such as Vertical Screen Corporation and PNC Bank have built energy efficient LEED Platinum buildings in Warminster.

Other businesses provide products and services to Warminster which have benefit to the planet, such as:

Burpee Seed Company From the Burpee website: “Through good times and bad, great depression and world wars, Burpee has been a beacon of hope for Americans for over a century. Despite the invention of the radio, television, cell phone and Ipods, nothing is more amazing and powerful than the enchantment of planting a seed in soil and watching it grow. We, at Burpee, certainly did not invent it, but we have been dedicated to enabling you to share, in a very small but significant way, in the astonishing magic of nature.”

Additional Links
Bucks County Audubon Society
Bucks County Conservation District
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
Heritage Conservancy
Delaware River Keeper
EAC Network
Nature Conservancy 
PA DOA, PA DEP, PA DCNR, Penn State Extension Office Doylestown
PA Natural Lands Trust
PA Resource for Conservation and Development
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Bucks County Foodshed