One million people, and One Future.
The South Mountain Partnership brings people together across geopolitical and sectoral boundaries to highlight the importance of our landscape and take action to secure its future.
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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 28
May/June ‘Around South Mountain’ e-Newsletter Now Available
News and a schedule of events that will 1. Improve your understanding of the South Mountain landscape – our shared region and home; 2. Evolve your understanding of land development...

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May 27
May/June Partnership Update
You'll notice a slightly different format for this e-newsletter. We want to make it more user-friendly, providing brief overviews for those on the go, with links to our website for...

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May 21
New Class of PA Master Naturalists Starting Soon
Attention all Nature Lovers Looking for a way to blend your love of the outdoors, your commitment to lifelong learning and your desire to be involved in your community? There...

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In Defense of Public Lands Webinar
State Budget Webinar
South Mountain Partnership Spring (Virtual) Meeting
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    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

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