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NCTA COVID-19 Response for the NCT Community

  North Country Trail Association Guidance for COVID-19 Dear Friends, The Coronavirus/COVID-19 health concern is evolving quickly and at this time the health and safety of our trail community is priority. Older adults and people with serious chronic conditions are the most at risk but public health experts urgently advise those at lower risk of […]

The Next Generation of Advocacy

  “As a member of the NCTA Next Generation Coalition, I’m excited to see fellow Coalition members joining NCTA staff and board members to make the trip to Washington D.C. for the Hike the Hill event.” Jaron Cramer is also the Development and Communications Director for the Superior Hiking Trail Association. “This event is an […]

New Director of the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry: Brad Garmon

NCTA applauds Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appointment of Brad Garmon as Director of the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry. Andrea Ketchmark,┬áNCTA Executive Director, joined other outdoor industry and recreation leaders for the announcement at Outside Coffee Co. in Grand Rapids yesterday. “From the Great Lakes to our expansive forest lands to a vast network of trails, […]