General About the Organization/Mission

The Appalachian RC&D Council's mission is to conserve natural resources and improve rural economies through community leadership and enhanced educational opportunities.  To work tirelessly to preserve our heritage, promote local growers/producers and protect the lands of past generations so that future generations may be able to enjoy the natural wonders our region has to offer.

Basic Info

Type of Organization Non-profit
Primary Contact

Emily Bidgood, Executive Director


3211 N. Roan St.
Johnson City, TN 37601

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Issues of Focus

Resource conservation and development

History of Organization

Chartered in 1994

Programs and Projects 

Quilt Trail of Northeast Tennessee -

Local Food and Farm -

Youth Education -

Land Conservation -

Water Conservation - 

Southern Appalachian Greenways Alliance - 

Partners and Frequent Collaborators

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