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Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere (SAMAB)

Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere (SAMAB) – SAMAB is a consortium of Federal and State Agencies established in 1988 to promote environmental health, and stewardship and sustainable development of natural, cultural, and economic resources in the Southern Appalachians.  The geographic range of the partnership includes the regions of the Appalachians within West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.  SAMAB encourages community based solutions to critical regional issues through cooperation among partners, information gathering and sharing, integrated assessments, and demonstration projects.  For more information, see http://www.samab.org/site/.

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