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Critton Elected to National Appalachian Trail Conservancy Board

August 5, 2013

Beth Critton, a land use and environmental attorney with the firm, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC). In addition, she has been appointed Chair of the ATC Stewardship Council. The mission of the ATC, a national organization, 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.

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 over 1,800 miles of the Appalachian Trail, she has a particular interest in legal issues relating to recreational liability.

Ms. Critton previously served on the ATC Stewardship Council and was 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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