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Updated December 2013 Visit the New England National Scenic Trail website at www.newenglandtrail.org. Q: What is the New England National Scenic Trail?A: The New England National Scenic Trail, more commonly known as the New England Trail (NET), is a 215-mile hiking trail route through Massachusetts and Connecticut. The NET received official National Scenic Trail status…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2009 The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) praised this week’s Congressional passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009, which includes designation of the New England National Scenic Trail (NENST). President Obama is expected to sign this legislation into law, making the NENST one of the first National Scenic Trails designated in 26…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2008 Staff, conservation partners, and friends of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) gathered at Long Pond July 14 for the dedication of Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins, named in honor of longtime AMC supporters and outdoor enthusiasts Leon and Lisa Gorman. This special naming recognizes the Gormans for their support…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2008 Goal Is To Provide At Least Three Outdoor Experiences During School Career The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has intensified its commitment to outdoor education in the 100-Mile Wilderness region with a new program aimed at helping schoolchildren in Piscataquis County make a closer connection with the outdoors. The effort…

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October 24, 2006 1. What was announced today? The Nature Conservancy and Plum Creek have signed a definitive purchase and sale agreement to conserve nearly 345,000 acres in northern Maine (PDF). The intent to pursue this transaction was announced in March by The Nature Conservancy, Appalachian Mountain Club, Forest Society of Maine and Plum Creek…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2006 GREENVILLE, Maine— The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) will be managing Chairback Mountain Camps near Greenville to provide guests with backcountry recreational opportunities at this traditional sporting camp in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness region. AMC plans to open the camps to members as well as the general public. The operating season…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 15, 2006 DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (June 15) — The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), the Piscataquis County Economic Development Council (PCEDC), and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension today released the new “Southern Piscataquis Regional Recreation Map and Guide,” a navigational tool that focuses on recreational opportunities in Maine’s Piscataquis County. The map is…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2006 GREENVILLE, Maine—The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has purchased Medawisla Wilderness Camps near here and will continue to manage the property to provide guests with outdoor recreation opportunities in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness region. This traditional Maine sporting camp is located on the shore of Second Roach Pond in the Moosehead…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2006 CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association’s (NHLRA) Sustainable Lodging Program has awarded Environmental Champion status to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) White Mountain Hut System. The status is the highest level of membership in the Sustainable Lodging Program and identifies lodging properties in the state…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 17, 2006 Yankee Magazine Applauds Innovative Lodge and Learning Center DUBLIN, N.H. — The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center at Crawford Notch was selected as an Editors’ Choice in the 2006 edition of the Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England. “Travelers from far and near know they will experience something special…

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