Please plan to join us for the 2014 NAAGM in Millinocket, Maine, at Twin Pine Camps, located at the border of Baxter State Park, with awe inspiring views of nearby, iconic Mt. Katahdin. This will be a terrific opportunity to meet the other chapter representatives, engage in interesting programs, sight-see in the area, and enjoy the company of colleagues engaged in this unique IAT/SIA project.The Maine Chapter will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with the NAAGM as well as celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the IAT!
Dr. John Calder, of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources has accepted the MCIAT invitation to deliver the keynote address at the International Appalachian Trail North American Annual General Meeting on June 5-7, 2014 at the Twin Pine Camps, Millinocket, Maine.
John Neff, a retired pastor of the United Methodist Church, author of Katahdin: A Historic Journey along with Howard Whitcomb, Professor Emeritus of political science at Lehigh University and author of Governor Baxter’s Magnificent Obsession will speak on the history of the exploration of Katahdin, with an emphasis on the eastern routes, sections of which are now incorporated into the IAT.
Some of the events:
6/5 – Maine Chapter annual meeting, dinner, keynote address
6/6 – Chapter updates, panel discussions, followed by excursions in the field, 20th anniversary celebration
6/7 – Panel discussions and additional excursions
6/8 – Climbing Mt. Katahdin and other hiking for those interested
Meals will be provided at the renowned River Driver’s Restaurant. More details on registration will be sent next month.
Mark your calendar for June 5-8!
(For those of you using social media to converse about the event, please reference #NAAGM, as we will be gathering various posts in the program Storify)