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PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has secured more than $300,000 in support of its ongoing initiative, “Sustained Educational Programming for Coos County Youth.”  Major support was provided by the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Trust, as well as Performance Foodservice – NorthCenter, which has pledged annual…

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  GREENVILLE, Maine – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund in support of the Maine Woods Community Youth and Environment Program (MWCYEP) in Piscataquis County, Maine. Through this multi-year program, AMC education staff work in-depth with youth agencies and schools throughout the county to increase…

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Written by Christian Bisson and Jamie Hannon $21.95 (Print) • $9.99 (e-book) Paperback • 320 pp • 6″x 9″ 978-1-62842-025-8 (Print) 978-1-62842-026-5 (iBooks and Nook) 978-1-62842-027-2 (Kindle) Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Mountain Skills Manual: The Essential Hiking and Backpacking Guide. This comprehensive guide, from the nation’s oldest…

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GREENVILLE, Maine— The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is set to re-open Medawisla Lodge and Cabins July 1 following a major two-year reconstruction project.  This “off the grid” destination, located on the shore of Second Roach Pond near Kokadjo, will again offer hiking, paddling, fly-fishing, wildlife watching, and skiing opportunities as well as new options for…

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  [BANGOR, Maine] The Forest Society of Maine has teamed up with the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Open Space Institute to acquire and conserve 4,358 acres of forestland surrounding Silver Lake and 12 miles of the West Branch of the Pleasant River in Piscataquis County, Maine. These lands are visited each year by thousands…

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The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is ringing in 2017 with a contest to guess how much snow is piled up on New Year’s Eve for skiing, snowshoeing, and playing in the winter wonderland at its three New Hampshire lodges. Forecast the correct #FirstNightSnow totals on December 31 at each lodge for a chance to win…

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The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has notified the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development that it is withdrawing its proposal for a new hikers’ hut in Crawford Notch State Park, based on more than a year of study and careful consideration of comments received during a public scoping process. In summer 2015, AMC,…

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 What was announced today? The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) announced the purchase of its future organizational headquarters located at 10 City Square in Boston’s historic Charlestown neighborhood, following the September sale of its long-time Beacon Hill headquarters for $15 million. AMC’s earlier press release, “AMC Announces Sale of Beacon Hill Headquarters,” is available in AMC’s…

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Nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization will move for first time in nearly a century to support its growth and mission objectives BOSTON, MA – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) today announced the purchase of its future organizational headquarters located at 10 City Square in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood, following the September sale of its…

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KOKADJO, Maine—More than 50 local workers, including a dozen Maine contractors, have been employed in the construction of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC’s) new lodge and cabins on Second Roach Pond near Kokadjo. Medawisla Lodge and Cabins, one of three wilderness lodges operated by AMC and open to use by the public, is set to…

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