Join seasoned professional, Kim Murphy, President of Berks Nature as she shares her perspective, process, and tips for strategic planning for non-profits. Kim has 38 years of fundraising and leadership experience working in charitable organizations with over 20 years as President of land trust and environmental education organization, Berks Nature in Berks County PA.
Being a volunteer member of an EAC or other advisory body in local government allows you to make recommendations on a wide variety of topics – stormwater management, pollinator gardens, recycling, and more. Ever wonder how those recommendations get turned into a municipal ordinance? Learn about the process and how your work on a volunteer […]
The Model Logistics Use Zoning Ordinance is based on the information and experience that PennFuture’s staff has gained through our engagement with community members and municipalities in the Lehigh Valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania, the logistics hub of the East Coast. Join this conversation with the author of this model ordinance to learn more about the model ordinance and what you can do to advocate for it in your municipality.
Join WeConservePA and hosts Heritage Conservancy for this two-day seminar, which seeks to build connections amongst those working with conservation easements...
Join fellow Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) members, municipal staff, elected officials, and others interested in the work of EACs for a full day of training, networking, and fun!
Where Will Pennsylvania’s Solar Future Be Located and How Will It Get There? An examination of Pennsylvania’s current legal/regulatory landscape for utility scale solar project siting and the legal and regulatory schemes enacted by legislatures in other jurisdictions that may provide models for Pennsylvania to enact legislation that truly complements the public and private investment […]
Learn how land trusts, conservation organizations and parks professionals can start offering successful educational programming at their organization. From simple hikes and talks to passive educational programs like Storywalks and Nature Backpacks, explore the wide array of educational opportunities that can be employed to reach a wider audience and spread the organization’s mission. Dive into […]
Join colleagues for a Zoom roundtable discussion focused on communications-related topics in the “greenspace” of conservation and environmental organizations. The conversation will be led by participants and will include discussions around: Future issues of concern in our field with the onset of AI, the ever-shrinking engagement levels of social media marketing, and the increasing impacts […]
The land protection and stewardship roundtable is open to people involved with acquiring and stewarding land and conservation easements. RSVP or propose discussion topics and priorities in advance to [email protected].
Learn how a small land trust’s ideas came to fruition after years of hard work, resulting in a county wide tax increase for land conservation. Teamwork, marketing, grants, polling, luck, humor, sacrifice, and more all contributed to a successful campaign despite limited resources. Join Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County’s Executive Director Sean […]
In this presentation, originally presented at the 2023 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference, each section of a title binder will be reviewed with an explanation of what each one is and what they mean to insuring a title. Also covered will be how things that turn up on the title search need to be handled and […]
The EAC Network Conference is the annual, statewide training and networking event for people engaged in or interested in establishing an Environmental Advisory Council in their municipality...