Building a Stronger Movement: Statewide Conference on Natural Gas Drilling for community groups, activists, and residents concerned about the effects of drilling in the Marcellus Shale.
Participating organizations: ACLU, Campaign for Clean Water, Common Cause, Clean Water Action, Protecting our Waters, Democracy for America, Responsible Drilling Alliance, Sierra Club, Trout Unlimited, Delaware Riverkeepers Network, Penn Future, Penn Environment, and many more.
The extraction of natural gas in Pennsylvania has been going on largely with minimal state and federal oversight. This conference is an opportunity to exchange information about natural gas drilling or "fracking" and learn how to make our voices heard in the Marcellus Shale debate.Conference topics include:
* Best practices of how to wage a winning campaign
* Training on organizing and getting your message out
* How to build an organization, fundraise, and do outreach
* Success stories from different regions of the state
* And lots more.
Who Should Come? Community and organizational leaders, activists, concerned individuals and individuals who have leased their land or have been approached about a lease. Republicans, Democrats, Independents, home and business owners, farmers, hunters and fishermen - anyone who cares about protecting our property rights, air quality, drinking water, farmland and Pennsylvania's natural beauty.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg: 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011