Join the A.T. MEGA-Transect

For more information regarding the A.T. MEGA-Transect, please contact:

Primary Contact:
Fred Dieffenbach, U.S. NPS
(802)457-3368, ext. 36

Casey Reese, NPS-ANST

Brian B. King, ATC
(304)535-6331, ext. 111

Appalachian Trail Environmental Monitoring

AT Map
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Map [Copyright: U.S. NPS]

AT MEGA-Transect Symposium Proceedings (PDF)
(50 pp, 1.76MB, About PDF )

The Appalachian Trail Environmental Monitoring Web site provides a public-accessible clearinghouse for data and information resources related to the A.T. MEGA-Transect and Appalachian Trail Environmental Monitoring. Available through this site is background information on the A.T. Community and the MEGA-Transect, project information and data resources for various environmental and social indicators along the Trail.

Mountain View from Roan Mountain, Tennessee

View from atop Roan Mountain, Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee, along the Appalachian Trail. [Copyright: J. K. Henderson, used with permission]

A.T. MEGA-Transect Links of Interest

Appalachian Mountains scenic view
NBII Digital Image Library

American Hiking Society:
National organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America's hiking trails.

Appalachian Trail Conservancy:
A non-profit, volunteer-based organization focusing on Appalachian Trail conservation.

Appalachian Trail - National Park Service:
The U.S. National Park Service site about the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Appalachian Trail Museum:
A museum about the Appalachian Trail.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology:
Comprehensive information on birds including species endemic to A.T. environs.

National Park Service:
Home page of the U.S. National Park Service.

National Park Service - Northeast Temperate Network Inventory and Monitoring Program:
The Northeast Temperate Network (NETN) contains eleven national parks with diverse natural resources in eight states (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, NY, NJ and PA).

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