Appalachian Mountain Club

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Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)

Address:5 Joy St
Boston, MA 02108

Established: 1876. Description:Dedicated to protecting the natural resources of the northeast by conducting research on mountain ecology and backcountry use, developing policies for land management, and guiding environmental legislation. Maintains more than 1,500 miles of trails throughout the Northeast, including nearly 350 miles of the Appalachian Trail in five states. Provides overnight shelters to hikers. Maintains 12 regional chapters. Members: 90,000. Dues: $40/year.
Publications: AMC Outdoors (10x/year); free to members. Appalachia Journal (biannually); $15 for a one-year subscription.

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Bern was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and the 4000 Footer Club.
Groups receiving Community Grants this year include the Appalachian Mountain Club, American Canoe Association, Nature Conservancy, Maine Audubon, Maine Island Trails Association, and sporting groups such as Trout Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, Ruffed Grouse Society and Sportsman's Alliance of Maine.
Earlier in his career, David spent a number of years overseeing the White Mountain Hut System for the Appalachian Mountain Club, and also worked in product development at Freeport's own LL Bean.
Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and the Massachusetts Audubon Society have joined this effort.
Hires 20 recent graduates for Environmental Leadership Training Program, a one-year, full time, paid position which provides classroom training, hands-on campaigning experience and job placement in leading environmental groups; recent corps members now work for the American Land Alliance, Ozone Action and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Jay Miner, Appalachian Mountain Club (San Francisco, California, USA)
Ida enjoyed camping, hiking, and canoeing, and was an active member of the Green Mountain Club and Appalachian Mountain Club.
Also once a month at Wildcat this summer & fall, an Appalachian Mountain Club naturalist will lead an interactive and educational summit tour followed by a guided hike down.
The Appalachian Mountain Club grants a natural study guide for the region that includes an encyclopedia of plants and animals of the region.
In 1876 concerned New Englanders, many from the Boston area, founded the Appalachian Mountain Club.
AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) today announced its recent purchase of the 29,500-acre Roach Ponds tract in an historic transaction that marks the creation of a 63-mile-long corridor of conservation land comprising nearly 650,000 contiguous acres open to public recreational use in the Maine Woods.
The family suggests honoring his memory with a donation to The Appalachian Mountain Club, 5 Joy Street, Boston, MA 02108 or via their website www.

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