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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June 13
Local Job - Director of Planning and Historic Preservation

This is an executive managerial and law enforcement position dealing with the administration of Gettysburg's Planning and Zoning, Historic District and Community Development grant programs. This position also staffs the...

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May 18
SMP is in the News!

We already know that the great work of our Partners is making a difference by highlighting and conserving our Landscape Resources  - you probably do too!

Now, other conservation organizations and professionals are noticing:

May 2
2016 Speakers Series Schedule Announced
The 2016 South Mountain Speakers Series schedule is now available.

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June 30 - Speakers Series Event
August 25, 2016 - Speakers Series Event
  • 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.