Giving Tuesday: Help ATC Protect Vulnerable Species on the Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is collecting donations today to support the protection of the AT’s more than 1,800 rare, threatened, and endangered species.
This number includes the minuscule and charismatic northern metalmark butterfly. Like many species native to the seemingly wild Appalachian Trail corridor, the northern metalmark’s numbers have dwindled in the face of habitat destruction/fragmentation, invasive species encroachment, pesticide use, and more.
Your gift today will support the ATC’s efforts to preserve vulnerable species like the northern metalmark.
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