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E3 Summit – Press Release

E3 SUMMIT PROVIDES EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS BRYSON CITY, N.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – On September 27-29, the Everybody’s Environment Emerging Leaders Summit (E3) will provide a hands-on opportunity for students, educators and service leaders between ages 18-34 to learn about public lands, outdoor recreation,…
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The Blackalachian — An AT thru-hike story

Check out this story about The Blackalachian from  Arnold “Bloodhound” Guzman, writing for The Trek. “In April of 2017, Daniel White of Charlotte NC, Aka the rapper known as Logo, was dropped off at Amicalola Falls State Park to embark on a two-month section hike that would inevitably turn into a complete…
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NPR On Point interview with Rahawa Haile: Black Bodies, Green Spaces

When a young African-American woman headed out solo along the Appalachian Trail, she learned a lot about the politics of race in the great outdoors… “Every year, the Appalachian Trail calls a new crop of hikers, drawn to its grand sweep – 2,000 miles from Georgia to Maine. If that’s…
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Outdoors Magazine Article: Going It Alone by Rahawa Haile

What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer of bitter political upheaval? Everything you can imagine, from scary moments of racism to new friendships to soaring epiphanies about the timeless value of America’s most storied trekking route. “…It…
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