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Blandin Paper Company (UPM) – 10 miles of new NCT

June 5, 2009 Duluth, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Blandin Paper Company (UPM) have signed a binding agreement for the purchase of a working forest conservation easement to forever protect 187,277 acres of Northwoods forests, wetlands and shoreline currently owned by UPM. http://www.conservationfund.org/news/upper_mississippi_forest_lands_protected_forever This easement will help permanently protect lands […]

National Trails Day 2009 Recap

Many members, chapters and affiliates celebrated National Trails Day last Saturday along the length of the North Country National Scenic Trail. Thanks for helping the trails community share the great things that happen when people and hiking trails come together!Please share the highlights from your events in the comments section below. Photos of your event […]