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Critton Re-Elected to National Appalachian Trail Conservancy Board

August 4, 2015

Beth Critton, a land use and environmental attorney with the firm, has been re-elected to serve a second term on the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC). The ATC is a national organization whose mission is to preserve and manage the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail, which runs through 14 states from Georgia to Maine along the Appalachian mountain range. In addition, Ms. Critton continues to serve as Chair of the ATC Stewardship Council, which is the Board’s largest committee and overseas policy development and programs related to the stewardship of the Appalachian Trail and surrounding lands.

Ms. Critton’s practice includes representation of developers, municipalities, property owners, condominium associations and neighbors of proposed developments. She has also been involved in the legal research, writing, and development of legal strategy in some of Connecticut's most significant zoning and wetlands decisions. An avid hiker and hike leader who has hiked more than 1,900 miles of the Appalachian Trail, she has a particular interest in legal issues relating to recreational liability.

Ms. Critton previously was a member of the ATC Stewardship Council and served as Chair of its Community Outreach Committee. She is also past chair of the Connecticut Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a current member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Society of Women Environmental Professionals.

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