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Lindsay Wriston: Hike 100 Finisher

“As a doctor, I have seen first-hand the strain the pandemic has had on our community and I am glad that people are turning to the outdoors to benefit their mental and physical health.” Lindsay Wriston from Battle Creek, Michigan, completed her Hike 100 Challenge in July. Lindsay hiked most of her miles in Michigan’s […]

Marianne Duvendack: Volunteer Spotlight

  “I sometimes find that folks also drop off a little cash,” Marianne added. “I’ve also asked friends to send an extra donation to one of their favorite charities instead of paying me.” Since mid-March of this year, face masks have become an essential part of wardrobes across America. The Coronavirus pandemic caused the Center […]

Heather Johnson: Next Gen Member Spotlight

  Heather Johnson is one of the NCTA Next Generation Coalition’s newest members, and the first member from Ohio. While she was applying to join the Coalition, we asked Heather a little about herself and her intentions for becoming a part of the NCTA community. Heather plans to support the North Country Trail, specifically in […]