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Appalachian Trail Conservancy Announces Departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Dixon, Appoints Sandra Marra To Replace Her
Jul 22, 2019
Suzanne Dixon will be resigning from her position as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective August 30, 2019. The ATC’s Board of Directors has selected Sandra Marra as the new President and CEO.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Celebrates the Establishment of an Office of Outdoor Recreation in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Jul 18, 2019
Nominations are Open for ATC Stewardship Council Members
Jun 12, 2019
The ATC is looking to add new members to its Stewardship Council, which will help guide the management and protection of the Appalachian Trail in the coming years.
Festival Celebrates Round Hill's Designation as the Newest Appalachian Trail Community
Jun 11, 2019
The ATC invites outdoor lovers of all ages to attend the designation of Round Hill, Virginia, as the newest A.T. Community™ on June 15.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Comments on the Assaults on Hikers in Southwest Virginia
May 14, 2019
Statement from Suzanne Dixon, president of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
In Response to Executive Orders to Accelerate Approvals of Oil and Gas Projects
Apr 11, 2019
Statement from Laura Belleville, VP of Conservation and Trail Programs for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Flip Flop Festival Celebrates Exploring the Great Outdoors
Mar 13, 2019
Originally started to help A.T. hikers learn how to take advantage of seasonal weather conditions and avoid A.T. hiker crowds, the Festival now attracts hundreds of visitors from nearby metropolitan areas with a full schedule of family-friendly activities.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Celebrates Bill to Permanently Reauthorize the Land & Water Conservation Fund
Feb 26, 2019
The Appalachian Trail benefits from a comprehensive lands package passed by Congress that permanently reauthorizes LWCF.
Wilderness Skills Institute Seeks Trainees Dedicated to Conservation
Feb 07, 2019
The 2019 Wilderness Skills Institute is a two-week training course that will provide a variety of instruction on basic to advanced-level skills necessary for working in wilderness environments.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Brings Greater Focus to Importance of Wild East Coast Landscapes
Jan 23, 2019
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy invites nature lovers everywhere to celebrate the beauty and importance of eastern United States landscapes with the launch of “Wild East.”
Globalstar Donates Next-Gen SPOT GPS Devices to Assist Appalachian Trail Conservancy with Backcountry Communication and Safety
Nov 07, 2018
Taking care of the remote areas of the Appalachian Trail became a bit safer today thanks to Globalstar’s donation of 16 SPOT X satellite messengers to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Accepting Grant Applications for Trail Projects in Tennessee and North Carolina
Nov 06, 2018
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 North Carolina and Tennessee Appalachian Trail License Plate Grant Programs are currently being accepted until January 9, 2019.
Moonshadow Hike Highlights the Appalachian Trail After Dark
Oct 10, 2018
On October 18, hikers will be able to experience the Trail and wildlife near Boiling Springs, Pa. under the light of a nearly-full moon.
“Wild” Author Cheryl Strayed Joins the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association to Celebrate 50 Years of National Scenic Trails
Sep 17, 2018
Strayed to Speak about the Urgent Need for Conservation Efforts on Oct. 2 Live Broadcast Event Hosted by Adventurer Jennifer Pharr Davis.
Capitol Hill Photo Exhibit Celebrates the Appalachian Trail
Sep 12, 2018
For one week only, the Appalachian Trail will travel through the heart of the nation’s capital when a photo exhibit featuring the 2,190-mile A.T. will be on display from September 17-21 in the U.S. Senate’s Russell Rotunda.