Kaitlyn Bernard, Author at Appalachian Mountain Club

AMC opposes proposed changes that threaten iconic Maine experiences and landscapes AMC’s Maine Policy Manager Kaitlyn Bernard recently attended a public hearing before the Maine Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC)  regarding proposed changes to their zoning system. More than 40 people spoke up at the public hearing and more than 80 people were in attendance….

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You may remember late last year AMC and other conservation groups raised the alarm about a proposed increase to National Park fees across the country. Back in November, the Department of Interior proposed a $45 increase to entry fees for 17 of the most iconic National Parks. Good news – thanks to the more than…

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AMC and Maine Beer Company Team Up for Conservation To support AMC’s strong conservation and advocacy efforts in Maine, the Maine Beer Company will feature our organization as their 1% For the Planet non-profit this month! In 2002, AMC embarked on the Maine Woods Initiative, a multi-pronged strategy for land conservation that combines outdoor recreation,…

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Rate Hikes Proposed for 17 National Parks are Opposed by the Appalachian Mountain CLub

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This fall brought fabulous weather, new adventures, and of course – the 10th Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! AMC serves as the coordinator for this series of events celebrating incredible outdoor opportunities and activities in the state of Maine. Twice a year, in February and September, we recruit outdoor oriented nonprofits, land trusts, community groups, chambers,…

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