January/February 2015 Archives - Page 4 of 4 - Appalachian Mountain Club

January/February 2015

In winter, many animals burrow below the frost line to protect themselves from the Northeast’s bitter cold. But the wood frog has adapted a different strategy: It freezes to survive. Wood frogs spend the winter under the snow, just a few inches down in the leaf litter or soil. That’s not deep enough to escape…

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Pluck an issue—any issue—of Appalachia from the bookshelf and let it fall open to any page, and you’ll find yourself time-traveling. If your passions run to mountains and climbing, travel, exploration, or natural history, chances are you’ll find a story, poem, map, or photo that pulls you in. Published by AMC since 1876, and billed…

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As the 114th Congress gets under way, time will tell what members’ actions will mean for the future of our nation, our region, and the outdoor places and experiences we treasure. One thing for sure is that any sort of progress is not likely to take place unless our elected officials agree to work together….

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