Conservation district tree and plant sale underway

The Cambria County Conservation District’s 48th annual Tree and Plant Sale catalog is now available.

Since 1972 the Conservation District has been offering seedlings and nursery stock to help customers create small orchards, wildlife habitat, small fruit gardens and landscapes. This year’s catalog includes many new varieties of fruit trees, shade and ornamental trees/shrubs and evergreen seedlings. The berry selection includes strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and elderberries.

The catalog is available at the Conservation District office. Customers can also find the catalog on the district Facebook page, or on the website at www.CambriaConservationDistrict.org.

The deadline for tree and plant orders is March 20, with payment.


Conemaugh Nason lab receives accreditation

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center’s Laboratory recently completed a successful three-day on-site inspection by The Joint Commission. The lab has been granted full reaccreditation for a period of two years.

During the review, a Joint Commission expert surveyor evaluated compliance with laboratory standards related to several areas, including document and process control, health care-associated conditions, risk reduction, and staff qualifications and competency. The surveyor also conducted onsite observations and interviews.


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