AMC: Conservation, Climate, Community

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The Loeb Boathouse

East 72nd Street

New York, NY 10021

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Online ticketing has now closed - if you'd like to attend, please pay at the door.

Let's kick off Climate Week with the Appalachian Mountain Club's "Climate, Conservation & Community" fundraiser at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park.

At AMC, we believe in the power of community to protect the planet and the places we love. Come celebrate what can be accomplished together & learn what’s next for AMC in the New York region for conservation action and the fight against climate change. For over a century, AMC has been harnessing the power of community to improve trails, advocate for clean air & clean water, and using science-backed strategies to conserve land throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, light buffet and a silent auction in support of AMC’s conservation mission.


Daniel A. Zarrilli, PE

Chief Climate Policy Advisor & OneNYC Director
NYC Office of the Mayor

As New York City’s Chief Climate Policy Advisor and OneNYC Director, Daniel Zarrilli is preparing America’s largest city for the future. Under Daniel’s leadership, New York City recently released its newest long-term strategic plan, OneNYC 2050, which includes bold new actions to confront our climate crisis, achieve equity, and strengthen our democracy. Come hear about how New York City can be the global leader in the fight against climate change, and how AMC and you can play a role.

Outdoor Catalyst Award Winner

Sarah L. Knapp

Founder, OutdoorFest + Mappy Hour


Sarah L. Knapp is the Founder & Director of OutdoorFest, a community platform to connect urban dwellers to outdoor recreation in cities. Through their signature festival and monthly Mappy Hours, OutdoorFest is able to reach urban dwellers in over 10 cities in North America. Knapp is also the owner and publisher to offMetro, a green travel resource for urban dwellers wanting to get out of town, car optional. Her love for adventure has brought her to the summit of Africa, the countryside of Belarus and the ski slopes of Patagonia. She believes that the best way to explore a city is by bike and the best place to get know someone is outdoors.


For sponsorship information, please contact Barbara Evans ( or 646.292.5256).



The Brooke-McCarragher Foundation

David D. Burnett

Bob & Priscilla Dannies

Daniel Dorsky & Georgette Sturam

Terry & Elizabeth Hults

Ann & Michael Lesk

Steven Reiss

Henry Schreiber & Patricia Daly

Barbara & Wayne Thornbrough

Victoria Westhead & John Levy


Jonathan & Katrin Rouner


Elizabeth Ehrenfeld

Michael Feldberg & Ruth Lazarus

Performance Food Group - MetroNY



Malinee Fawcett

Dr. Alexander W. Drong


Event Information:

Enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres, a pasta station with 2 made-to-order options, a carving station with two offerings, and open bar - for the entire event. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly options available.


We'll have a robust silent auction with great items at every price point, so bring your credit card and bid!

Auction packages include:

  • Patagonia Swag Bag - men's and women's clothing and a 40L Black Hole Duffel
  • LL Bean Camping Kit - 4-person tent, 2 sleeping pads, bags & chairs, and a camp lantern
  • Ski & Stay Package for 2 - Sunday River, Maine
  • Family Portrait & Overnight BnB stay in historic Bernards, NJ
  • Getaway to the Maine Woods - 2-night stay for 2 in any of AMC's Maine Wilderness Lodges, including meals and all outdoor actvities (XC ski, snowshoe, fat bike, fly fish, hike, or trail run)
  • Overnight in a waterfront cabin in Harriman State Park - with 11 of your friends, meals included
  • Banff Mountain Film Fest NYC - Four tickets to the 2020 NYC festival
  • NYC Outdoor Adventure - Fjallraven Backpack & Foraging Class for 2 with Steve "Wildman" Brill
  • Sustainable Clothing - 2 mens' & 2 women's sustainably sourced tees from tentree
  • Opt Outside with REI - Enjoy any REI outdoor class (kayaking, mountain biking, backpacking, and more!) for 2
  • Rock the Campsite or Tailgate - 2 Rocker Pro outdoor chairs from GCI Outdoor

More auction items added daily!

Ticket Information:

• Once you purchase your ticket, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of The Appalachian Mountain Club. Your confirmation will be attached to your email. You do not need to print out your confirmation, your name will be at the door.

• IMPORTANT: If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.

• If you have any technical issues with your order, click here to contact Eventbrite.

• All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges; your purchase helps support the Appalachian Mountain Club's conservation work. We are not able to change dates if purchased in error.

• The event is rain or shine.

• Tickets may be available at the door; please check with the event organizer in advance.

• Attire: Anything Goes!

**Duplicate RSVP's will not be honored. All duplicate sign-ups will be canceled.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All are welcome, though only those over 21 years of age will be served alcohol.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are many enjoyable ways to get to The Loeb Boathouse. Simply walking from 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue, or 72nd and Central Park West, is always an option.

If your attire and your inclination are not fit for a stroll—the Boathouse Shuttle makes stops along upper Fifth Avenue. The shuttle can also stop at 80th Street and Fifth Avenue to meet or drop off guests who have parked at the 24-hour Metropolitan Museum parking garage.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information about the event, or to support the event through sponsorship or a silent auction donation, please contact AMC's Barbara Evans at or 646.292.5256.

What's the refund policy?

No refunds are available for this event; ticket purchases and sponsorship help to support the AMC's conservation work.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not have to bring your printed ticket to the event; your name will be on our guest list at the door when you arrive.

Can I update my registration information?

If you would like to update or transfer your ticket to another person, please contact AMC's Barbara Evans at or 646.292.5256.

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East 72nd Street

New York, NY 10021

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