New trail runs through Ontonagon, Iron, Houghton counties, open Aug. 31

 

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Jeff Mell, standing, North Zone Assistant Ranger in Recreation for the Ottawa National Forest, speaks during MI-TRALE’s monthly meeting April 1 in Greenland. He discussed a new trail running through Michigan’s Ontonagon, Iron and Houghton counties.

GREENLAND — Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment, or MI-TRALE, heard from two guest speakers April 1 in Greenland.

Jeff Mell, North Zone Assistant Ranger in Recreation for the Ottawa National Forest, and J.R. Richardson, chairman of the Michigan National Resources Commission, spoke to MI-TRALE’s board of directors and members.

Mell discussed the newly-affirmed East Connector Route, which runs through Ontonagon, Houghton and Iron counties. “The collective efforts of MI-TRALE, the Ottawa National Forest and others helped make this happen,” Mell said. The...



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