Sidney, ME Resident Interns with Northern Forest Canoe Trail

WAITSFIELD, Vt. – Acadia Tripp of Sidney, Maine recently completed an internship with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Inc. based in Waitsfield, Vt.

Tripp is a sophomore Recreation Management major at the University of Maine at Machias. She spent six weeks as a stewardship intern working on trail projects that improved waterside campsites, portage trails and access to launch sites in Vermont and Maine.

Tripp led a Waterway Work Trip on Attean Pond near Jackman, Maine, and was part of two other work trips in Vermont. She is a certified Wilderness First Responder, and received the UMaine-Machias Recreation Freshman of the Year Award in April.

The 740-mile NFCT is a canoe and kayak trail connecting lakes, ponds, rivers, streams and portage trails between the Adirondack Mountains of New York to Fort Kent, Maine.

To learn more about paddling on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail or becoming an intern visit or call 802-496-2285.


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