27th Annual Forest Council “Strong Roots”

By Heartwood
In January 14, 2017

JOIN US at the 2017 Heartwood Forest Council

“Strong Roots!”

May 26th-May 29th, 2017

Dear Co-Sponsor and Heartwood Supporter,

We’re in the early planning stages for the upcoming Strong Roots! Heartwood Forest Council. For this year’s Council, Heartwood returns to the Katuah bioregion in the mountains north of Asheville, NC, and we want you to be a part of the process! Join us to plan programming, entertainment, publicity, outreach, and food.

About our Strong Roots! theme: For 27 years, Heartwood has grown strong roots in the eastern hardwood forest region, sprouting campaigns and digging resilience and interconnectedness among people protecting the places they love.

Do you have a suggestion or proposal for topics, speakers, or workshop leaders that reflect this theme? Do you want to share the story of your community or organization’s efforts? Send a short description of your idea to the contact below. Make sure to tell us how the idea relates to Heartwood and its Strong Roots!

Here are a few topic areas being discussed, but we’re open to more! Forest defense, local efforts in the Katuah region, creative campaigning, primitive skills, inspiration and solidarity, all things sustainable in a time of climate chaos, natural history of the Western NC/eastern TN region, kid activism program, good food and great music.

Please contact:

Tabitha Tripp 618-697-1474 or info@heartwood.org

Sponsorship Opportunities:

$500 – Old Growth Sponsor – Organizational Logo and Recognition on Posters, Program and at the event; Logo and link on Heartwood Website and e-mail blasts; food and camping for 2 for the weekend; opportunity to introduce organization and self and tabling space.

$200 – Secondary Old Growth Sponsor – Organizational Logo on program and at event – food and camping for 1 for the weekend – tabling space

$120 – Community Sponsor- Help cover cost of attendance for low-income folks

$100 – Keystone Species Sponsor- program listing and shout out (and our deepest gratitude)-tabling space

$50 – Heartwood Organizational or Business Membership – Listing on
Program – tabling space (as available)

All sponsorship levels include annual Heartwood Membership. Benefits include:

• Link and logo on Heartwood Webpage

• Listing in Heartbeat

• Heartwood Forest, Climate and Carbon Network Support

People helping people protect the places they love.

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