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State trail network named for noted conservationist

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Wisconsin's network of 42 state trails has been renamed in honor of the legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold.

Gov. Jim Doyle signed a bill which puts the new name on all 1,728 miles of the trail system.

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Leopold's daughter, Nina Leopold Bradley, was on hand Tuesday at a dedication ceremony in Monona.

Doyle said the trail system preserves Wisconsin's natural areas while making them available for folks to enjoy.

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