A Pennsylvania Conservation Landscape -- we are a broad coalition of partners collaborating to conserve Landscape Resources to enrich the quality of life and sense of place of the South Mountain region’s citizens and communities.

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August 12
Fall Partnership Meeting Scheduled for Friday, October 16th
Mark you calendars: the South Mountain Partnership's Fall Partnership Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, October 16th at the Blue Ridge Summit Fire Hall on Monterey Pass in Franklin County. This...

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August 9
The next Director of the South Mountain Partnership has been hired!
The South Mountain Partnership and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy are pleased to announce that Katie Hess has been selected as the next Director of the South Mountain Partnership. Ms. Hess...

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July 14
"This is Where We Live" Video Highlights South Mountain Landscape
The South Mountain Partnership launched a new video, titled "This is Where We Live," today that focuses on the South Mountain landscape's meaning as a place that residents call home...

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Upcoming Events All
Speakers Series – Summer in South Mountain: The Craighead Family Legacy
Fall Partnership Meeting
Speakers Series – Living on the Wind: Tracking Northern Saw-Whet Owls Migrating Along South
  • This is Where I Live Read Essay

    Have you ever eaten a handful of blueberries so fresh that they’re still warm from the sun?

  • This is Where I Live Read Essay

    Replacing the noise of our built environment with the sounds of nature – the birds, the wind in the trees, the rustling of leaves underfoot, the gurgling of a mountain stream, and everything else…

  • This is Where I Live Read Essay

    Cultivated land broken by fingers of woodland reaching along creek beds, linear fruit-tree rows leading to forest-covered hilltops — it’s stunningly picturesque.

  • This is Where I Live Read Essay

    Changing hues, blazing colors and vivid sunsets making each and every moment a new experience

  • This is Where I Live Read Essay

    Watching lightning bugs lift out of the corn fields at dusk with a friend is at the top of my favorite things list.