Assessing Viewpoints Remotely
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is working to protect the beauty of natural viewpoints along the Trail via a Visual Resource Inventory (VRI) process. One part of this process requires field work, where individuals can receive training to volunteer their time to hike to these view points an asses their qualities.
The second part of the process relies heavily on the knowledge of Remote VRI Participants.
During a virtual meeting, Remote VRI Participants discuss view importance ratings that are centered around viewpoints located within a specific geographic region. Remote VRI Participants are expected to have a knowledge of the local area which could include any of the following qualifications: trail club member, state historic preservation office, land trust or other partner organization, academic professionals, resident, trail enthusiasts.
By registering for this opportunity, you will be expressing an interest in attending at least one two-hour long virtual meeting where you will be sharing your voice on how your regions viewpoints are rated. A meeting schedule will be shared with participants during the onboarding process. However, please note in advance that meetings will be scheduled Tuesdays and Wednesdays during work hours.
This opportunity is currently available to folks throughout the Pennsylvania section of the Appalachian Trail: South Mountain, Cumberland Valley, Kittatinny Ridge South, Kittatinny Ridge North.
About APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY
PO BOX 807, HARPERS FERRY, WV 25425, US
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail - ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s vision is to connect the human spirit with nature - preserving the delicate majesty of the Trail as a haven for all to enjoy.
We are committed to nurture and protect this sacred space through education and inspiration. We strive to create an ever-expanding community of doers and dreamers, and work to ensure that tomorrow’s generations will experience the same mesmerizing beauty we behold today.
Multiple locations South Mountain, PA 17261
January 4, 2022