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Volunteer Recognition

We appreciate the efforts of all Appalachian Trail volunteers! These extraordinary individuals donate 200,000 hours of work every year.

Volunteer Spotlight

Highlighting the contributions of Appalachian Trail volunteers who work in the field or behind the scenes to protect,
manage, and maintain the Trail and provide inspiration and education to others.

Diane Petrilla

April 2020

Jan King

March 2020

Marcela Maldonado

February 2020

Russ Waldie

January 2020

Jan Onan

November 2019

Mark Heede "Mr.Happy"

October 2019

Moe Lemire

September 2019

Don Dunning

August 2019

Shawn Riley

July 2019

Dave Michael

June 2019

Rich Cady

May 2019

Bill Neilan

April 2019

Kristin Murphy

September 2018

Kim Peters

August 2018

Marge Fish

July 2018

Shalin Desai

June 2018

Steve Weissman

April 2018

Ron MacLean

December 2017

Matthew Vaughan

November 2017

Artie Hidalgo

October 2017
Appalachian Trail Recognition Programs

The NPS-Appalachian National Scenic Trail office (known as NPS-APPA) and the ATC have several programs available to recognize volunteers. Nominations are made through local A.T. maintaining clubs, A.T. Communities, and through work with ATC programs. 

A.T. Recognition Resources
Recognition Nomination Form

yearly volunteer recognition

Jim Mowbray

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Phyllis Henry

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Elsa Sanborn

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Larry Ely

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Dick Barrick and Dick Redfield

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Anne Maio

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Don O’Neal

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Steve Smith

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Laurie Foot

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Lawson Herron

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Dick Blake

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Bill Rogers

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Clark Wright

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