Our Stories

Jay Readey: Supporter Spotlight

  “In any event, for all these reasons, I wanted to bring my NCT membership current and obtain maps to help plan my trip next year.”   by Jay Readey Based in the south suburbs of Chicago, I am generally a trail lover. One of my crowning achievements is “inventing” and promoting a 220-mile long […]

SEEDS Challenge: Partnership Spotlight

  “This challenge is a fun way to help connect all SEEDS staff to the work of EcoCorps and the Trail.” In 2020, SEEDS staff challenged themselves to connect more deeply with locations they’ve worked so hard to better through their work, and to encourage physical activity. EcoCorps Program Director Jennifer Flynn described the challenge: […]

Flying High, Thanks to You

  Your contribution supported community cultivation, in a year when we experienced great distance from friends and family. The mental health value to our trail users this year? Priceless! Matt Davis, a Regional Trail Coordinator for the North Country Association, shares a silver lining in his region.   And this is only one great example […]