Tags: Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Katie Houston

Name: Katie Houston Age: 21 Current City/State: Asheville, NC Hometown: Asheville, NC Education: Environmental Studies: Earth Science Trail Represented: Appalachian National Scenic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Appalachian Trail Conservancy Internship Title: National Service Coordinator Scope of Internship: Alivia Acosta works with the trail maintaining clubs on…

Alivia Acosta

Name: Alivia Acosta Age: 21 Current City/State: Unity, ME Hometown: Yonkers, NY Education: Parks and Forest Resources at Unity College Trail Represented: Appalachian National Scenic Trail Federal Agency/Nonprofit Employer: Appalachian Trail Conservancy Internship Title: National Service Coordinator Scope of Internship: Alivia Acosta works with the…

Summit Seekers: Telling our own story on the trail

By Frederick L. Tutman, D.C. Ambassador for the 2017 Summit Seekers Inaugural Program Adapted from the article in the Fall 2017 Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s Journeys magazine People of color don’t hike, don’t scuba dive, and we don’t care about the environment. It sounds absurd to…

Appalachian NST 2017 Highlights

Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) OUTREACH Next Generation Advisory Council — 17 young, diverse leaders addressing barriers to employment and recreation, promoting inclusivity, and contributing advice on programs and policies. The Conservation Leadership Corps — Pathway for young adults (18-25) looking for a job in the…

Appalachian Trail Conservancy leadership changes

Adapted from Appalachian Trail Conservancy news releases, website, and article in Summer 2017 A.T. Journeys The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has selected Suzanne Dixon as its new President and CEO, following Ron Tipton’s announcement to retire at the end of 2017. She begins her position…

Hurricane Damage Photos from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

About 700 blowdowns were cleared along the Appalachian Trail in Georgia and Southern North Carolina by Appalachian Trail volunteers, Appalachian Trail Conservancy staff, and partner staff. The organization is still assessing other damage, such as to the treadway, according to Morgan Sommerville, ATC Regional Director.…