Welcome to the South Mountain Partnership

The South Mountain Partnership has a new web site!! Please visit http://www.southmountainpartnership.org. The South Mountain blog will continue to be hosted at http://southmountaincli.blogspot.com

Nominate Someone For A South Mountain Award!

The Partnership would like to recognize annually partners and projects shared among partners. These award will recognize partners and project that significantly and positively impacted the South Mountain region by contributing to its sense of place through promoting or conserving its natural and cultural assets.  You can nominate someone else or it can be a self nomination.

Nominations can be for either:
·         A project with multiple partners  OR
·         One specific individual or organization that has made a significant impact.

Any organization(s) or individuals can be nominated that have been involved with efforts in the South Mountain Region, including any part of Franklin, Adams, Cumberland, and York counties. 

Awards will be chosen from nominations by the South Mountain Partnership Leadership Committee and awardees will be notified by telephone.  Awards will be presented at the South Mountain Partnership Banquet on Thursday December 8th, 2011 from 1-3 p.m.

Online Nomination forms are available by clicking here. 
The deadline for submitting online nominations is November 9th, 2011 at 5 p.m.

SUGGESTIONS FOR NOMINATION (Choose to nominate for a Partner OR Project Award):

South Mountain Outdoors Door Prize Winners Announced

Meadowbrooke Gourd Birdhouses
South Mountain Outdoors 2011 participants were asked to leave their completed Passport Programs at participating locations to be entered into random door prize drawings following Labor Day Weekend.  Door prize Winners have been contacted! 

  • Larry F. won a large gift basket from Mountain Lakes Market in Carlisle. 
  • Deborah H. won a historical book from History on High shop in Carlisle courtesy of Cumberland County Historical Society.
  • Matt N. won the book In the Beginning: 1750-1865 History of South Mountain from the Preserving Our Heritage Archives & Museum in South Mountain, PA.
  • Tracy B. won a Gourd Birdhouse from Meadowbrooke Gourds in Carlisle.

Share your South Mountain Outdoors photos with us!

Did you Fish for Free at Pine Grove Furnace State Park on Monday?  Or dance a little jig at the McLain Celtic Festival on Saturday?  Did you capture these special South Mountain Outdoors moments on camera, iPhone, iPad, etc.?  If so--

--and they may be featured on the South Mountain Outdoors web site or upcoming Partnership newsletters.

You can do so via the PhotoCollect album by clicking above image or here.  This web tool allows you to upload photos to our shared gallery without registering or logging-in.  Feel free to email us any South Mountain Outdoors stories or experiences to accompany your photos at kmckee@appalachiantrail.org.