Our Stories

Mike and Tina Toole: Volunteer Spotlight

As states, counties and individual land managers begin to welcome back group projects on the Trail, the NCTA has established a task force to help guide discussion and decision making, addressing best practices for our volunteers returning to trail work. The task force is comprised of over a dozen Chapter and Affiliate leaders, volunteers, National […]

NCTA Volunteer Responsibly: Video

  “We’re so happy you’re getting back to work on the North Country Trail. Over the past few months, we’ve pulled together a group of Chapter leaders, volunteers, partners and other folks across the Trail to help us develop this set of guidelines. These guidelines are designed to keep you safe, happy and healthy while […]

Derrick Passe: Crew Leader Spotlight

  Derrick is a man who knows how to get things done, and his first brush with leadership came about nearly 30 years ago. He saw a volunteer recruitment flier for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and decided to sign up. He even checked that he would be a trip leader if they needed […]