Virtual Southeast PA Region Watershed Workshop

July 1, 2020 8:45am to 11:00am

The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) are excited to invite you to a VIRTUAL gathering of watershed group leaders to share resource, partnership, and program information and reconnect with your network in the Southeast Pennsylvania region.

Who Should Attend? Watershed and environmental organization staff, board members, volunteers, and interested citizens.

Registration Link

This workshop is FREE but registration is required. A link to the event will be emailed to you by June 30. 

 

AGENDA

8:45 – 9:25 AM ➢ Optional “Meet and Greet Coffee Break” An informal conversation with your peers- bring your coffee or tea and take some time to catch up and share your organization's successes, challenges, and future plans. POWR staff will facilitate small group conversations with questions and discussion topics to further encourage exciting and fun conversations.

9:30 – 11:00 AM ➢ Presentations on Resources, Partners, and Programs for the Southeast Region

  • Who and what is your local Community Foundation?: Heidi Williamson, Vice President for Programs and Initiatives, Berks County Community Foundation and Stephanie Stevens, Community Engagement Officer, Chester County Community Foundation
  • Advocacy vs. Lobbying- What’s the difference and why should my organization advocate?: Brenna Goggin, River Network
  • Working with Your Municipality: Sandra Yerger, Heritage Conservancy
  • Q&A and Other Announcements

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