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AmeriCorps volunteers build trail in Upson


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Micheal Stafford instructs Americorps volunteers on how to complete work on a trail being built that will link an overlook over Upson Lake to the North Country National Scenic Trail.


UPSON, Wis. - An AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team has been hard at work the last few weeks building a spur trail off the North Country National Scenic Trail to an overlook above Upson Lake.

The eight-person team - comprised of team leader Aliza Mendelowitz; along with Joy Graves, Kim Snyder, Chris Watt, Ashli Hollis, Regina Guan, Ramion Smith and Levi Breier - arrived in Iron County in mid-September and have been working with the local Heritage Chapter to build the trail.

"We have been helping Heritage Chapter clear out this pl...

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