Our Stories

2022 Communicator + Outreach Awards

  Communicator Award recipients are volunteers who do exemplary work in promoting the Trail or the NCTA through a communications medium (newsletter, web site, brochure, etc.) or personal contacts over a three-year period or more. James Falk. NCTA staff have long since relied on the expertise of graphic design contractors for producing a variety of […]

2022 Outstanding Private Landowner + Trail Protector Awards

  Outstanding Private Landowner Award recipients are private landowners whose leadership, accommodation and active collaboration have substantially benefited the North Country Trail. Edwards Family. In 2005, as the Wampum Chapter (Pa.) was establishing Trail and relationships with landowners, they met John Edwards. John contacted the Chapter and granted permission to host the NCNST on his […]

2022 Blue Blazes Benefactor Awards

  NCTA Blue Blazes Benefactor Award recipients are individuals or households demonstrating vision and generosity through significant monetary or in-kind contribution(s) to the North Country National Scenic Trail or the North Country Trail Association. Loren Bach and Dave Martus. Loren and Dave joined the NCTA in 2005. Their love and dedication to the NCNST and […]