Voices from the Trail

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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Tillotson support helps NFCT bolster outdoor recreation in NH

A grant from the Neil & Louise Tillotson Fund’s Stronger Economy program is supporting the Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s efforts to bolster the outdoor recreation value chain in New Hampshire’s Coös County. The aim of the Stronger Economy program is…

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#nfct20: Family, photography & adventure

As the Northern Forest Canoe Trail celebrates its 20th anniversary, we’re catching up with longtime trail supporters to learn how the NFCT has shaped their lives and why it matters. Chris Gill worked as a professional rock climbing guide for…

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#nfct20: Unexpected meetings

We’ve done only short sections of the NFCT in Vermont, Maine and the Adirondacks — if we were younger and had lighter boats, we might do more! We love the Clyde River section, from Pensioner Pond in Vermont. The first…

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Important update on upcoming NFCT events

In light of the spread of coronavirus and related health concerns, we’re sharing an update with you on upcoming Northern Forest Canoe Trail events. With regret, we will be postponing our 2020 film festival slate. To the best of our…

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