The Open Space Committee is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to provide advice to the township Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation, Environmental Advisory Board and the Board of Supervisors on matters regarding the acquisition, protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of open land property located within the township.
Open Space Plan
The Whitemarsh Township Open Space Committee began to prepare the Open Space Plan
in August 2003. Montgomery county Open Space Board final approval was granted on November 28, 2006 by Resolution 2006-67 and following a Public Hearing, the Whitemarsh Township Board of Supervisors adopted the plan at their regularly scheduled public meeting on December 21, 2006 by Resolution 2006-60.
OSC - Open Space Preservation Report: 2006-2017
Recent News & Updates
December 3, 2020
PA State Rep. Mary Jo Daley Announces Highlands Mansion Preservation Through Recently Passed and Signed Legislation
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Benefits of Open Space: References
Montgomery County, PA - October 2022 Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Montgomery County, PA
“Trails, Parkland, and People 2015”
Chester County, PA
"Return on Environment: The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, PA"