Fall Partnership Meeting Highlights
- Held at Blue Ridge Summit Firehall;
hosted by Washington Township
- The audience of approximately 40 Partners consisted of local and state government, residents, non-profits, planning offices, educational institutions, and tourism offices.
- The Partnership premeired the "This is Where We Live Video" - See It Here
- Darwin Seiler described the Battle of Monterey Pass at Blue Ridge Summit.
- After the South Mountain Partnership Meeting, Partners enjoyed a tour of The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park & Museum. For more information, visit: http://www.montereypassbattlefield.org/
- The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club set-up their Appalachian Trail map and club information.
Twice annually (Spring and Fall), the Partnership holds a Partnership-wide meeting in which all partners and interested parties are invited to come together and build relationships and collaborations. We
connect or reconnect with the Partnership, learn more about the initiative and on-going projects;
build and strengthen our network amongst organizations working throughout the region; s
park conversation and collaboration across political and sectorial boundaries;
help partners understand opportunities to engage in the on-going work of the Partnership;
and allow partners to help define the direction of the Partnership.
Interested? Join Us! Contact Katie Hess at email@example.com or 717-609-4581 and Mike Eschenmann at 717-783-2360.
Nominations Open for "Spirit of South Mountain Award"
The South Mountain Partnership annually recognizes an individual, project, or organization that has made significant contributions to advancing a positive and sustainable future for the South Mountain landscape. The Spirit of South Mountain award is presented at the annual "Power of the Partnership"
year-end celebration. The South Mountain Partnership hosts an annual year-end "Power of the Partnership" celebration that brings together our partners and the broader public to highlight the Partnership's accomplishments from the past year, recognize the recently awarded Mini-Grant recipients, and take a look at projects and programs to come in upcoming year.
2014 - Land Conservancy of Adams County, and
Conococheague Creek Trout Habitat
2013 - not awarded
2012 - South Mountain Speakers Series Steering Committee
2011 - Middlesex Township and the Trindle Road A.T. Trailhead project
Final 2015 Speakers Series Event
When: November 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Where: Memorial Auditorium at Shippensburg University
Award-winning author and respected natural historian Scott Weidensaul will discuss his ground-breaking research on the migration patterns of Northern Saw-Whet Owls, Norther America's smallest owl. This research has focused on three locations within south-central Pennsylvania, including at Kings Gap atop South Mountain. Learn more about Weidensaul's research and Northern Saw-Whet Owls