2023 Schuylkill Highlands Annual Meeting Agenda

October 13th
9:30am to 12:00pm

(9:30am to 10:30am)

Welcome and PA DCNR Update, Drew Gilchrist, Regional Advisor, PA DCNR

SH Partnership Update, Carol De Wolf, Director Schuylkill Highlands

  • Draft Brochure, Jocelyn Canfield, Communications Results

SHCL Action Plan (2023 – 2026), Catherine Grace, Director of Consulting Operations, and Eileen Hillman, Sn Consultant, Relevant Strategies & Solutions

Five Partner Awards – Celebrating Exceptional Partners

Partner Sharing

(10:30am to 12:00am)

PA Highlands, Mark Zakutansky, Director of Conservation Policy Development, Danielle Guttman, Conservation Outreach Manager, AMC

Discover Pathways, Adam Forbes, Executive Director

Schuylkill Paddle with Pottstown NAACP Chapter, Fred Stine, Community Action Coordinator, Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Schuylkill River Trail & Heritage Area, Tim Fenchel, Deputy Director, and Jacob Gardner, Trails Project Manager, SRG

SGL 43 Trail Restoration Plan to Protect Water Quality of French Creek, Peter Fernandez, President, CVDA & Assoc.

Mt Penn Trails & Stewardship for MP3, Kelsey Boyd, Stewardship Program Manager, Rick Tralies, Sn Director of Landscape Planning, Natural Lands

Natural Lands – Strategic Land Protection Planning and Updates, Todd Sampsell, Vice President

Hopewell Big Woods Land Protection Plan, Karl Russek, Conservation Coordinator, French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust

Berks Nature Update, Andrew Fetterman, Vice President for Land and Stewardship

Heritage Conservancy Land Protection Update, Matt Babbitt, Conservation Acquisition Specialists

Sustainability and Solar Update, Rachel Griffith, Sustainability Director, Chester County Planning Commission

Pottstown Area Regional Rec., Patricia McCloskey, Recreation Planner

Montgomery County, Donna Fabry, Principal Trails, and Open Space Planner