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2015-03-23 23:07:28

Phil Valentine, Executive Director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR), began his 6-month trek on the Appalachian Trail on March 19th, 2015.

2014-08-09 23:01:43

Eagle Scout and teacher designs new outdoor education board game.

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to

2014-03-20 16:23:15

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has again

2014-03-13 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will recognize Secretary

2013-08-27 23:03:11

All-inclusive packages at the award-winning New Life Hiking Spa offer guided hiking along the Appalachian Trail each morning and healthy, fresh meals throughout the day.

2013-07-12 23:18:48

60 different guided hikes with over 70 workshops covering cultural heritage, environmental issues, hiking & backpacking skills.


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George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.