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July 1
"This is Where We Live" Video Coming Soon!
The South Mountain Partnership has collaborated with Cross & Crown Productions to produce a brand-new video that highlights the importance of the South Mountain landscape as home, and as the place...

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June 16
Tourism Grants Available in Cumberland County
The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) and Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau (CVVB) are hosting a 2015 Tourism Grant program, available to not-for-profit, for-profit and governmental entities located within Cumberland County....

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June 10
Funding available for projects in Cumberland County
The Cumberland County Planning Department is once again accepting applications for its Land Partnerships Program, with $100,000 budgeted for its 2015 funding round. The funds, which arise from Marcellus Shale...

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Upcoming Events All
Speakers Series – The Ethnomusicology of Snow Hill Cloister: Place in Hymn
Speakers Series – Summer in South Mountain: The Craighead Family Legacy
Speakers Series – Living on the Wind: Tracking Northern Saw-Whet Owls Migrating Along South
  • 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.