WAITSFIELD, Vt. — The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) hosts its annual online auction Nov. 15-30 to support stewardship and programming along the 740-mile water trail connecting New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine.
Every year, the auction features outdoor gear and experiences donated by NFCT partners and supporters. Highlights include a cedar strip canoe donated by Grant Faller, gift cards from L.L. Bean, gear from NRS and much more.
“This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, with all proceeds supporting stewardship and programing,” said Karrie Thomas, the NFCT’s executive director. “Our auction helps us to honor our promise of maintaining safe, equitable and environmentally responsible access to the woods and waters of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and surrounding areas. Our auction also offers us a chance to showcase the products and services offered up by our amazing partners.”
About the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a nonprofit organization that maintains and promotes the 740-mile water trail that runs from Old Forge, NY, to Fort Kent, Maine, and connects New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine. The trail showcases the mix of landscapes and communities currently lining the traditional routes used by Indigenous peoples, settlers and guides. It is the longest inland water trail in the nation and consists of 23 rivers and streams, 59 lakes and ponds, 45 communities and 65 portages. To learn more, visit northernforestcanoetrail.org.