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Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Kelly Knob - After Mountain Valley Pipeline

Mountain Valley Pipeline will have Devastating Impacts on the A.T.

​The Appalachian Trail Conservancy ​is strongly opposed to the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which would cause irreversible damage to several sections of the Appalachian Trail and surrounding areas.

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Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

The health and sustainability of the Appalachian Trail is threatened by climate change. Impacts include more frequent droughts, more severe storms, increased risk of forest fires and more.

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Hikers in the Roan Highlands along the Appalachian Trail

Calling for Funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Your voice is critical to ensuring that LWCF will continue to permanently open access to America’s public lands and protect the places where Americans go to enjoy the great outdoors. Tell Congress to reauthorize the Fund now!

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The ATC is Opting Outside

Hit the Trail for #OptOutside 2017

This Black Friday, Nov. 24, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy ATC is proud to #OptOutside alongside REI and many other companies and organizations.​

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A maintaining crew revives a section of the Appalachian Trail.

Trail Work: My Pilgrimage

Reflecting on three summers spent on the S.W.E.A.T. crew, Bryan explains why volunteering for a Trail maintaining crew is his ideal way to give back to the A.T.

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Mountain Valley Pipeline: dangerous, unnecessary, and unwanted

Promoters say the Mountain Valley Pipeline would be a safe, environmentally friendly economic asset developed after thoughtful dialogue. If only this were true.

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