What is the Delco Green Space Task Force?
This is game changer! The Green Space Task Force (GSTF) is empowering an epic paradigm shift for Green Space in Delaware County. Tasked with guiding the County’s vision and policy direction for green space, this group –– along with its associated volunteers and advocates –– is making a tremendous positive impact on Delco residents today and into the future.
Responsibilities of the GSTF:
Who is on the Delco Green Space Task Force?
An open call for applicants prompted an exceptional applicant pool of over 50 quality candidates. Forward thinking, action-oriented, outdoor-loving residents who applied to voluntarily serve their community through the new Green Space Task Force. The County interviewed twenty-seven applicants and appointed a diverse group of fourteen leaders, influencers, and motivated individuals. Appointments were made in areas of green space preservation, natural lands conservation, parks and recreation management, fundraising, economics, business, real estate, law, health, communications, and community organizing. These Task force members represent the fabric of our communities and the wide range of constituencies that we serve.
How can I get involved?
Take action to influence change for your home county. The GSTF green leaders will liaise between County Council and on the ground volunteers within the county’s municipalities. We welcome you, along with volunteers from of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities. Stay tuned for opportunities to get involved by following County Council social media, sign up for our mailing list, and feel free to contact us directly with inquiries and ideas to share.
More to come –- visit again soon!
The Green Space Task Force will be developing the vision, mission, goals, and implementation steps to influence a culture of appreciation for conservation and the use of natural lands throughout the County – stay tuned!