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Appalachian Trail Conservancy
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

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The adventure continues! Submit your inspiring #AppalachianTrail story into the #myATstory Contest for a chance to win awesome #backpacking gear! For more info and to enter today, visit tinyurl.com/myATstory2-contest
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Reflecting on key messages from the MA Youth Trail Summit, Ashley Kelton offers an alternate meaning of the iconic song, “This Land Is Your Land,” by stressing the importance of land protection and preservation. Read: ow.ly/WGmS30hfuu7
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As Tribute Garden construction continues, you can still make a lasting contribution! If you still need the perfect gift for a friend, loved one, or yourself, a personalized brick is a meaningful gesture great for all influenced and affected by the #AppalachianTrail. Purchase yours today: appalachiantrail.org/tributegarden
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A living #AppalachianTrail legend, Dave Fields, explains what drove him to maintain the Maine A.T. for over 50 years — and he has a message for the next generation of outdoor lovers.

#myATstory Season 2 begins now with "A Lasting Legacy"! See more at myATstory.org
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Ready. Set. Vote! Another season of the #myATstory Photo Contest has come to an end and we've received many great submissions! Now it's time for you to vote on your favorite photos now through January 2!

Here's one great entry titled "When the Climbing Gets Tough..." submitted by Jenifer Winslow. View all submissions and vote today by visiting myatstory-photo-contest.pgtb.me/Ktkq5g
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Ready. Set. Vote! Another season of the #myATstory Photo Contest has come to an end and we've received many great submissions! Now it's time for you to vote on your favorite photos now through January 2!

Here's one great entry titled "Overmountain Barn Shelter" submitted by Tyler Hudgins. View all submissions and vote today by visiting myatstory-photo-contest.pgtb.me/Ktkq5g
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At the beginning of the month, a group from Virginia Tech and Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources an...
joined us in working to improve the view from the #AppalachianTrail in Rice Fields by helping to beat back woody growth and expand the grassy bald. Here are some photos of their work. http://ow.ly/i/BdEQq http://ow.ly/i/BdEQY
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Tiffany Lawrence, Vice President of Membership & Development and Chris Blosser, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations accept a recent donation from Corporate Partner, Northwest Federal Credit Union on behalf of ATC, from NWFCU’s “70 Acts of WE” Campaign.
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Don’t miss out on your chance to win great #backpacking prizes!

The #myATstory Photo Contest closes on December 11, so submit your #AppalachianTrail photo today!

To view contest details and submitted photos, visit myATstory.org.
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Want to give back to the Appalachian Trail community and get paid to do it? Here's your chance! We are currently accepting applications from knowledgeable, committed, Trail-loving individuals for A.T. Ridgerunners, Caretakers, and Trail Crew Staff. For details about these positions and to apply, visit: http://appalachiantrail.org/home/about-us/careers

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