One million people, and One Future.

The South Mountain Partnership brings people together across geo-political and sectorial boundaries to highlight the importance of our landscape and take action to secure its future.

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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May 24
Preserving the Cumberland Valley's Historic Landscape & Resources - A Community Conversation About Preservation
Cumberland Valley residents are invited to a Community Conversation About Preservation to discuss local preservation priorities. What places matter to you as a resident and why? What buildings and landscapes...

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March 18
Announcing the South Mountain Trolley Greenway Rail-Trail Feasibility Study project
  SOUTH MOUTAIN TROLLEY GREENWAY Rail-Trail Feasibility Study   A Bike/Walk/Run/Ski Trail Connecting Mechanicsburg and Dillsburg You have an amazing opportunity to help explore building a rail-trail that connects Mechanicsburg to Dillsburg and we...

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November 16
November Around South Mountain - the SMP newsletter
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November Around South Mountain
  • News from Around South Mountain
  • Trainings, Workshops, & Learning Opportunities
  • Call to Action

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  • This Is Where I Live Read Essay

    Where Two Trails Meet: A Photo Essay     This is where I live, work, and play. I enjoy and…

  • 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.