Appalachian Trail Conference

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Appalachian Trail Conference (ATC)

Address:799 Washington St
PO Box 807
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Established: 1925. Description:Protects, maintains, and manages the 2,175-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a 250,000-acre greenway extending from Maine to Georgia. (See separate entry in national trails section.) Publishes guidebooks and maps for the Trail. Members: 40,000 Dues: $30/year.
Publications: AT Journeys (6x/year); free to members. The Register (4x/year) online newsletter; free to agency partners and individuals who manage a section of the Trail.

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We saw a 60% increase in people using the trail," says Appalachian Trail Conservancy CEO Ron Tipton.
The Master Educator course enables the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to educate hikers about Leave No Trace Principles, and qualifies those who complete it to lead the courses themselves," said Marian Orlousky, northern resource management coordinator for the ATC.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy provides opportunities for volunteers to aid in the protection of the trail.
com)-- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) strongly opposes legislation that would expedite pipeline construction in national parks, including the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will now be leading volunteers into federally designated wilderness areas in North Carolina and Virginia to monitor invasive-exotic plant species thanks to a grant from the National Forest Foundation.
The monitoring effort is being undertaken by a diversity of citizen groups, among them the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the American Hiking Society, and supported by the National Park Service, U.
Examples of these organizations include Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Friends of Rock Creek's Environment (FORCE), Occoquan Watertrail League (OWL) and Potomac Conservancy.
com)-- Experience live music, comedy and informative and inspirational presentations about the great outdoors during the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) Biennial Conference "Hiking Through History," held at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.
In the past year, REI has granted more than $90,000 to 11 outdoor and conservation non-profits in the Baltimore and DC areas, including the Alice Ferguson Foundation, Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Mid-Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts.
com)-- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is proud to announce that a total of 2,772 pounds of the invasive, non-native plant garlic mustard have been removed from the Appalachian Trail (A.
NewPage Corporation, Rodale Institute, and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy today announced eco4 the planet(TM), a demonstration project through which approximately three thousand trees will be planted and organically grown at The Kellogg Conservation Center, a working farm adjacent to the world-renowned Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is excited to support Great Barrington's Appalachian Trail Community[TM] event," said Julie Judkins, director of education and outreach of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.