Hack completes forest internship in Vermont

From the Wilsonville Spokesman: (Wilsonville, OR)

Kimberly Hack of Wilsonville recently completed an internship with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Inc. based in Waitsfield, Vt.

Hack is a junior environmental studies major at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. She spent six weeks as a stewardship intern working on a variety of trail projects that improved waterside campsites, portage trails and access to launch sites.

She led a Waterway Work Trip on the Connecticut River in Vermont and was part of another work trip on the trail in Highgate. She had previous experience working on outdoor recreation projects with the Northwest Youth Corps.

The 740-mile NFCT is a canoe and kayak trail connecting lakes, ponds, rivers, streams and portage trails between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Fort Kent, Maine.