Governor Corbett proposes the permanent diversion of the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund revenue that supports local park, trail and open space protection projects to general government operations. His 2012-13 budget would also phase out dedicated funds for the state farmland preservation program.
Letters and face-to-face meetings with legislators in their local offices are very much needed to prevent the Governor’s proposals from becoming reality. However, here’s a small step that won’t take you more than a few seconds: Sign the petition to show your support of conservation funding. (Then take those other actions!)