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Senior Hiker has high production values, a clean look and no commercial advertising. We partner with educational, environmental and wilderness organizations to support their programs through events, informational ads in the magazine, and links to their websites below. Organizations interested in partnering with us should contact Editor Lisa Schoonmaker at [email protected]
The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve and other parks, wild lands, and waters vital to its members and chapters.
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of America’s Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
Outposts of alpine plants and animals survived the last 11,000 years on high, windswept mountains from New England to Labrador. Since 2009, Beyond Ktaadn has worked in these alpine ecosystems to conserve the alpine biodiversity of eastern North America.
Founded in 1935, the mission of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club is to maintain and manage 267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
We help mountain communities become more resilient in the face of climate change, combining modern science with traditional, local knowledge to improve mountain livelihoods, conserve fragile ecosystems and protect ancient cultures.
Mount Washington Observatory is a private, nonprofit, member-supported institution with a mission to advance understanding of the natural systems that create Earth’s weather and climate. It serves this mission by maintaining a weather station on the summit of Mount Washington, performing weather and climate research, conducting innovative science education programs, and interpreting the heritage of the Mount Washington region.
The National Forest Foundation, chartered by Congress, engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System, and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests.
The National Wildlife Federation is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and habitat and inspiring the future generation of conservationists.
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.
The Orianne Society works to conserve critical ecosystems for imperiled reptiles and amphibians using science, applied conservation and education.
Road Scholar is the world’s largest not-for-profit, educational travel organization for adults, offering 5,500 learning adventures in 150 countries and 50 US states, including over 100 hiking programs. Its mission is to inspire life-long learning about the world’s peoples, places, cultures, history and environment.
The mission of Schoodic Institute is to advance ecosystem science and learning for all ages through a unique partnership with Acadia National Park.
Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is the nation's largest grassroots environmental organization. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.
The Wild Foundation protects wilderness while meeting the needs of human communities, working across cultures and boundaries by collaborating with local peoples, organizations, the private sector, and governments to create dynamic practical projects, inspiring solutions and communications initiatives.
The Wild Seed Project works to increase the use of native plants in all landscape settings in order to conserve biodiversity, encourage plant adaption in the face of climate change, safeguard wildlife habitat, and create pollination and migration corridors for insects and birds.