Meetings & Events Archive

2020 Fall Partnership Meeting

Location: Virtual

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Fall Partnership Meeting, like the Spring Meeting, was held virtually. More than 90 people registered for the virtual event, where they listened to presentations about communicating your message, securing resources during the COVID crisis, and updates on the Partnership’s work.

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Agenda included South Mountain Partnership updates, attendee breakout discussion groups, Communications and Messaging, and 2020-2021 state budget and COVID-19 recovery issues for conservation, preservation. Guest speakers: Secretary Cindy Dunn, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Commissioner David Keller, Franklin County; David Lillard, Heart of Maryland and Catoctin Land Trust; Ezra Thrush, PennFuture; Andrew Loza, WeConservePA Twice annually (Spring and Fall), the Partnership holds a Partnership-wide meeting for all partners and any interested individuals or organizations to come together and build relationships and collaborations around the promotion and preservation of our region’s landscape resources. These meetings are a chance to: • Connect or reconnect with the Partnership, learning more about initiatives and on-going projects • Build and strengthen our network of people and organizations working throughout the region • Spark conversation and collaboration across political and sectorial boundaries • Engage partners in on-going work throughout the region • Involve partners in defining the direction of the Partnership