Minnesota Master Naturalist

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VOL - Superior Hiking Trail

Superior Hiking Trail Guide website

618 1st Ave Box 315
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Volunteer guides will assist in providing short nature talks to participants, will need to carry a pack with a first aid kit (kit provided by SHTA), and will function as either to be the pace-setter or sweep on a hike.

Guides and assistant guides should be familiar with that section of the SHT or be willing to take a scouting trip ahead of time to familiarize themselves with the hike.

Guides and assistant guides should be CPR & First Aid Certified - training available Mar 25 in the Twin Cities and April 1 in Duluth, provided by SHTA

If you are interested in helping lead guided hikes on the SHT or if you have any questions about the program, please contact volunteer@superiorhiking.org.

The Superior Hiking Trail is seeking volunteer Master Naturalist guides and/or assistant guides for for the following dates and locations:

May 27 - Becks Rd to Bardon Peak, Ely’s Peak to Bardon Peak-St. louis river valley and estuary, really old rocks , old growth maple forest, and spring wildflowers. Moderate difficulty

< June 24 - Rossini Rd to W Br Knife River, Rossini Rd to Knife River-Sustainable forestry, an impressive vista, varied habitats and a lovely north shore river. Moderate difficulty

July 29 - Beaver Bay to Fault Line Creek Campsite, Beaver Bay-Spectacular geology, cliffside red pines and lots of beaver activity. Difficult

August 12 - Hwy 1 to Lk Superior Overlook including Fantasia Overlook, Hwy 1 North to Lake Superior Overlook-One lake and mountain vista after another, likely raptor sightings, a gorgeous inland lake and one of the best lunch spots on the trail. Difficult

August 26 - Lake Co Hwy 6 to Glacial Erratic, Lake Co 6 North to Glacial Erratic-Huge cliffs, a one of a kind board walk and beaver pond, possible otter sign, a fascinating micro ecosystem, and footprints of the glaciers. Difficult

If you are interested assisting with any of these hikes, contact the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) at volunteer@superiorhiking.org

Course Dates:

Meeting from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Amy Rager

Amy received a BA in Elementary Education from the College of St. Scholastica and a MEd in Environmental Leadership and Learning from the University of MN. She has worked for cooperative extension for 30+ years in various positions, but has always tied her work to the environment. Amy has been a part of the Minnesota Master Naturalist program since it's beginnings in 2005. She is a native Minnesotan, from the Duluth area. She has always loved the outdoors and enjoys sharing her love and knowledge with others.

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