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Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 4:32pm
The Mountain Institute received Pendleton County's Environmentally Conscious Business Award from the Chamber of Commerce at the annual award ceremony on Friday. Among the other 10 or so awards...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 3:08pm
Last week we had the privilege of working with the 8th grade boys from St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, MD for the first time. Two charter buses arrived on Tuesday, packed with 51 students...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 2:14pm
Appalachian Program Director Vicki Fenwick-Judy recently co-authored "Moving Sustainability Forward in the Mountain State," a post on the U.S. Department of Education's blog. Read the...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 1:51pm
We had a great time at the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP) at The Mountain Institute, 22-26 August, 2014.  Although the weather did not cooperate for the first two nights, there was plenty...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:36am
Despite having spent only a couple of seasons as a Field Instructor at Spruce nearly a decade ago, the spirit and ideals embodied in the place have been with me ever since. As a geographer I am...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:12am
The Mountain Institute has been awarded a grant of €30,000 from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) for its project “Kanchenjunga to Makalu: Conserving Landscapes in the...
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 3:52pm
     The Mountain Trail Monitors program provided by the Mountain Institute is an excellent program that I highly recommend. I was a part of the trail monitors group last summer,...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:12am
The Appalachian Program hosted The Mountain Institute's annual meeting this past week. Staff members from TMI's international programs traveled from the Andes and the Himalayas to converge...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
The Appalachian Program is blazing a new trail for TMI with the launch of our first crowdfunding campaign: Energize The Mountain Institute with Solar. The campaign is raising funds to install...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:18am
Earlier this month, the guys from Mountain State Overland traveled up to the Spruce Knob Mountain Center to record an episode for their web series that explores the lesser known places of West...
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