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Nominations for the 2017 Annual Meeting

Chair: Kathleen Redmond-Miller Secretary: Jeanine Libby Treasurer: Cindy Caverly At Large: Dave McCarthy Conservation: Pete Carney E-communications: Tim Flight Meetings & Education Chair: Nancy Jacobson Membership & PR: Kristen Grant Maine Woods Initiative: Paul Hahn Newsletter Editor: Carey Kish Nominating

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Proposed By-Law Changes

The Maine Chapter is required to review the chapter By-Laws to ensure they are current. The Executive Committee has reviewed the Chapter By-Laws and is proposing an update. Here is a summary of the changes: Various changes to clean up

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AMC Annual Meeting

January is here, and Annual Summit 2017 on Saturday January 28th in Norwood, MA at the Four Points Sheraton is filling up fast! Register Now! This year’s schedule is better than ever. Whether you’re a lifelong member or a newcomer

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Medawisla Update

by: Paul Hahn, Chair, Maine Chapter MWI Committee By now all Maine Chapter members should know about Medawisla. Just in case, Medawisla was a sporting camp purchased by the AMC in 2006 as part of the Club’s Maine Wilderness Initiative

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It’s National Park Week!

April 16-24 is National Park Week! All parks are offering free admission the entire week as part of the Centennial Celebration of our National Park system. If you are interested in visiting Acadia National Park in Maine, they are hosting

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AMC Made the NY Times!

The AMC was recently featured in a New York Times article entitled “Tips for Healthy and Sustainable Hiking.” Read the article to learn why it’s important to stay on the trail when hiking, especially in the spring and the impacts

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River Level Alert System

Attention river paddlers- get ready for spring! Would you like to receive an e-mail or text message when your favorite river reaches its ideal level? The U.S. Geological Survey has a system in place to do just that. USGS WaterNow

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139th Annual Summit

It’s not too early to register for AMC’s Annual Meeting on Saturday January 24th, 2015! Whether you are a long time volunteer or are interested in becoming more involved as a volunteer in 2015, the Annual Summit will have something

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New Book from SOLO

Our friends and teachers at SOLO (Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities) have a new book called “Wildcare.” Outdoors organizations and enthusiasts look to SOLO for wilderness first aid and medicine. And this new textbook is written by none-other-than Dr. Hubbell himself-

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Retracing Thoreau

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Thoreau’s famous book “The Maine Woods.” In honor of this occasion, a group spent 16 days retracing his route over 300 miles from Moosehead Lake in Greenville, north of Mount

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