Conservation

There is no doubt the air is getting cleaner in the Appalachian Mountains.  This progress was highlighted by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on a visit to Shenandoah National Park earlier this fall.  The good news is that over the last few decades, from the Smokies to the…

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No matter how you feel about the upcoming election, one thing is clear – Congress isn’t off the hook yet. AMC advocates for conservation programs, legislation, and policies that matter to all of us as outdoor enthusiasts. But the current Congress has failed to act on many key conservation measures that affect the protection of…

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Summer is a busy time at AMC.  Perhaps you’ve joined us for a trip, visited a hut or lodge, volunteered your time on a trail work day, or introduced someone to the outdoors.  Our conservation policy, trails, and research staff have been busy too! Here are just a few of the issues that we have…

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