Events Archive

Call for Volunteers

September 9, 2013

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Assistant Web Administrator

Helps to manage and maintain LeTort

Regional Authority website.

Creates a website that is informative

and comprehensive, navigationally easy and intuitive to use.

Updates events, posts photos, and posts

press releases and other news as needed.

Suggests and implements continuous

improvements.

Troubleshoots problems associated with

website.

Works closely with web site host 717

Studios, LeTort Regional Authority executive director, and LRA board members to

accomplish these goals.

Skills needed:

Computer skills

·        

Strong design

sense

·        

Attention to

detail

·        

Critical thinking

·        

Project

management and people skills

 

Administrative Assistant

Helps to maintain

LeTort Regional Authority donor database.

Writes and mails thank you letters to

donors within one week of the date that donation is received.

Handles other correspondence as needed.

Works with LeTort Regional Authority

executive director and board members to accomplish these goals.

Skills

needed:

·        

Microsoft Office

·        

Administrative

writing skills

·        

Ability to handle

confidential information

 

Trail Steward

Act as the “eyes and ears” of the LeTort

Regional Authority board on the LeTort Nature Trail by hiking sections of the trail

a minimum of 3 times per year.

Engage the public with knowledge,

enthusiasm, and friendliness in a non-enforcement capacity.

Identify areas of the trail that need

maintenance. Communicate that information via email or in writing to the LeTort

Regional Authority executive director.

Mitigate the effects of invasive

vegetation by pulling weeds or notifying the LRA executive director of their

presence.

Mitigate the effects of humans by

picking up trash.

Trim back overgrown vegetation.

Help to install and remove trail

information signs at the direction of the LRA executive director and board

members.

Skills

needed:

Must be in good physical condition.

Must sign a waiver form before first

hike.

Volunteers must be ages 15 or older.

Volunteers under age 18 must bring a

waiver form signed by their parent or guardian.

Ability to recognize invasive weeds.

Support the LeTort!

September 17, 2015

​Central Pennsylvania Conservancy is hosting a Support the LeTort event to celebrate the unique history and ecology of the former watercress farm at the headwaters of the LeTort Spring Run, a 30-acre parcel to be acquired and protected by the CPC.  Join CPC and friends for an enchanting evening featuring student displays about the LeTort, a silent auction centered around themes of conservation and recreation, a farm-to-table harvest dinner by Chef Fabio Carella, and jazz performed by the Ken Jankura Trio. 

This event takes place on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 4-7:30 pm, at the Ironmaster's Mansion in Pine Grove Furnace State Park.

Please visit Central Pennsylvania Conservancy for more details and to register to attend. Hope to see you there!