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Maine Appalachian Trail Club Spring Meeting

Event organizer: Maine Appalachian Trail Club
Event Date & Time: April 14, 2018 8:00 am until April 14, 2018 3:00 pm
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With warmer weather right around the corner, the Maine Appalachian Trail Club welcomes its members and the general public to its annual spring meeting, taking place 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at Pettengill Hall, Bates College in Lewiston.

Kicking off the 2018 trail season, the meeting will feature updates on Appalachian Trail news and interactive workshops on a range of topics, including a keynote by Suzanne Dixon, the new President and CEO of the national Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Attendees will enjoy: Conservation stories from The Trust for Public Lands and The Appalachian Trail Land Trust; Trail maintenance workshop with MATC President Lester Kenway;  Corridor monitoring workshop with longtime MATC volunteer Dave Field; A showing of “My Appalachian Trail Story” film collection; A workshop on identifying bird species along the Appalachian Trail; A guided discussion on digital electronics for use on the trail.


About The Maine Appalachian Trail Club
The Maine Appalachian Trail Club manages and maintains the 267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Founded in 1935, MATC is an all-volunteer, donor-supported nonprofit that welcomes new members and inspires respect for this natural treasure. FMI: Visit MATC at or on Facebook.