(JES @ Celebrate Erie) Celebrating Lake Erie: Working Together to Protect Our Greatest Asset

August 20th,2022 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Jennifer Tompkins, B.A.

Join PennFuture's Erie Campaign Manager for Clean Water Advocacy, Jenny Tompkins, for a presentation celebrating our region's greatest asset: our water. Lake Erie provides a multitude of public health, recreational, economic, and cultural benefits to our local communities. However, with such an abundance of fresh water in our backyards, it can be easy to take these resources for granted. Working together to protect Lake Erie is the best way to celebrate its value. Jenny will share ways everyone can be involved in protecting Lake Erie.


Location: Erie City Hall, Council Chamber 626 State St. Erie, PA 16501

Date/Time:Saturday, August 20, 4-5:00 pm

Admission: FREE

Parking: street parking, parking garages available

Please read our full Covid-19 policy here (updated July 21, 2022).

Jennifer Tompkins, B.A.

Jenny Tompkins, B.A., is PennFuture’s Campaign Manager for Clean Water Advocacy. She leads the Our Water, Our Future campaign, focused on implementing sound policy solutions to improve water quality and ensure the health of communities in the Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed. She earned her B.A. in Environmental Studies at Allegheny College. Prior to joining PennFuture, she served as a professional grant writer and community trauma reduction advocate. Most recently, she held the position of Crawford County Assistant Planning Director for Community Development. Fortunate enough to grow up on the Finger Lakes in Central New York, Jenny developed an appreciation for freshwater ecosystems at an early age.