Voices from the Trail

Wild & Scenic grant supports Missisquoi stewardship

A grant from the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild & Scenic Committee is supporting Northern Forest Canoe Trail stewardship work on the Upper Missisquoi River. The River Community Grants Program will allow the NFCT stewardship team repair the stone…

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Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal cancelled; NFCT encourages “virtual” participation

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail has cancelled the annual Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal event in Richford, Vt., due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the NFCT team is promoting virtual participation, encouraging people to safely paddle and cycle the race routes throughout…

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Celebrating connections

COVID-19 and social distancing has been an up and down experience for me, which is likely true for many of you. The bad days are highlighted by feelings of loneliness, uncertainty and isolation and, for me especially, feeling stuck. There…

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#nfct20: A perfect match

Katina Daanen and the Northern Forest Canoe Trail were destined for each other long before the trail came into existence. As a kid, Katina spent her summers swimming in Shell Lake and making camps along the shores of Ada Lake…

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LCBP grant boosts student, volunteer engagement

A grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program will support the Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s team of volunteers and students, enhancing stewardship work along three rivers in New York and Vermont: the Saranac, Lamoille and Missisquoi. “Each summer we recruit…

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Cold water paddling: Neoprene

Paddling & COVID-19: Getting outside and active, even for short periods, is good for your mental and physical health. That said, we’re all in this together, and we must be responsible — avoid crowds, stay close to home, be prepared…

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Cold water paddling: Splash wear

Paddling & COVID-19: Getting outside and active, even for short periods, is good for your mental and physical health. That said, we’re all in this together, and we must be responsible — avoid crowds, stay close to home, be prepared…

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Cold water paddling: Dry suits

Paddling & COVID-19: Getting outside and active, even for short periods, is good for your mental and physical health. That said, we’re all in this together, and we must be responsible — avoid crowds, stay close to home, be prepared…

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Cold water paddling: Athletic attire

Paddling & COVID-19: Getting outside and active, even for short periods, is good for your mental and physical health. That said, we’re all in this together, and we must be responsible — avoid crowds, stay close to home, be prepared…

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Basics of dressing for cold weather paddling

Paddling & COVID-19: Getting outside and active, even for short periods, is good for your mental and physical health. That said, we’re all in this together, and we must be responsible — avoid crowds, stay close to home, be prepared…

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