Trail Linkage Nearer


Thomas Malanaphy walks with a furry companion Thursday morning on the Prairie Farmer Trail. Photo by Michael Hohenbrink

Joining the Prairie Farmer Trail and Trout Run Trail has received a boost.

Winneshiek County Conservation announced by email Oct. 17 acquisition of 45 acres southwest of Decorah with funding by Resource Enhancement and Protection.

“We are thrilled to be working with the landowner on this acquisition,” Barbara Schroeder, the group’s executive director, is quoted, “and are grateful to the REAP board for recognizing the importance of protecting this unique property. We look forward to the future the property holds as we continue working toward the protection of its unique natural resources and the development of the Dry Run Trail.”

Read more in the Oct. 23 edition of the Calmar Courier.