Southern Partnership Meetings ~ Arden, NC March 27-29, 2015

Published Mar 3, 2015

Morgan Sommerville -- aka Captain AT -- is the ATC's Southern Regional Director & Nice Guy.

Morgan Sommerville -- aka Captain AT -- is the ATC's Southern Regional Director & Nice Guy.

The Southern Regional Office of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) invites you to the Southern Partnership Meeting in Arden, NC (near Asheville) the weekend of March 29, 2015.

The meetings will take place at the Lutheridge Conference Center.

You'll see old and new friends from all 12 of the A.T. clubs in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Current issues will be discussed. Plans will be made for ATC's Konnarock Volunteer Trail Crew.

There will also be ample opportunity to network and have fun while working together with brethren and sisteren from other clubs and partner organizations.

These agency partners are expected at the Southern Partnership Meeting:

  • Chattahoochee National Forest (NF)
  • Nantahala, NF
  • Cherokee, NF
  • Pisgah, NF
  • George Washington, NF and
  • Jefferson National Forest
  • the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and
  • the Blue Ridge Parkway.

RPCs serve as communication links between ATC and Trail maintaining clubs and agency partners on policy issues. They also advise ATC regional directors and the Stewardship Council on important Trail management issues.

Regional Partnership Committees (RPCs) from ATC's Southwest and Central Virginia Region and Southern Region (GA,NC,& TN) will meet to discuss items of importance.

On Friday, prior to the weekend's meetings, there will be a Partnership Hike along the AT for field review and discussion of pertinent management issues. Please bring enough fun to share with others.

Southern Partnership Meeting Info

  • Cost: $170 per participant includes room & board
  • Accommodations: double occupancy room for two nights
  • Meals: Five meals, beverages and plenty of snacks
  • Contact e-mail:

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