Lee Native Interns with Northern Forest Canoe Trail

For Immediate Release
September 17, 2010

Contact: Kate Williams, Executive Director
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
802-496-2285 or [email protected]Erin Quigley of Lee spent the summer as a program intern for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Credit: NFCT

WAITSFIELD, Vt. – Erin Quigley of Lee, N.H., recently completed a summer internship with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Inc. (NFCT) based in Waitsfield, Vt.

As a NFCT Program Intern, Quigley worked in the NFCT office assisting with programming, membership services and communications. She also helped plan events along the 740-mile water trail, including the 10th Anniversary Paddlers Rendezvous in Rangeley, Maine.

Quigley is a 2003 graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., and holds a master’s degree in natural resources from the University of Vermont. She plans to begin a doctorate program this fall at the University of Maine School of Forest Resources. She has experience in forestry consulting, farmland preservation, and helped bring a food co-op to the city of Keene.

The NFCT is a canoe and kayak trail connecting lakes, ponds, rivers, streams and portage trails between Old Forge, N.Y. and Fort Kent, Maine. Read about the work completed by the 2010 NFCT interns on the Voices From the Trail blog at http://nfct.wordpress.com/.

To learn more about paddling on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail or becoming an intern visit http://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/ or call 802-496-2285.

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About the Northern Forest Canoe Trail: The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile inland paddling trail tracing historic travel routes across New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine. NFCT, Inc. is internationally regarded as the preeminent water trail organization in North America, and connects people to the Trail’s natural environment, human heritage, and contemporary communities by stewarding, promoting, and providing access to canoe and kayak experiences along this route.

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