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Hopeful, creative, effective action for the wild…

The forests and wildlife of the northeastern United States have undergone a dramatic resurgence during the past century. While cause for hope, this remarkable recovery is incomplete. Our region’s natural heritage is increasingly threatened by development, pollution, forest fragmentation, climate change, and unstable ownership. The need to permanently protect wild lands and waters has never been greater. The Northeast Wilderness Trust is meeting this challenge, working with private landowners and other partners to save wildlife habitat from the Adirondacks to Maine. The Trust is the only regional land trust focused exclusively on preserving wilderness areas—places where nature directs the ebb and flow of life. Since its founding in 2002, the Trust has conserved more than 10,000 acres in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, and Connecticut. Continuing this record of success depends on you—please join us!

FEATURED PROJECT

Earthrest Preserve

Hiram, Maine
Fee Ownership; Active Project

In November of 2013, Northeast Wilderness Trust was the recipient of a generous gift from Pat Foley of Hiram, Maine. This small town is about an hour’s drive northwest from Portland and less than an hour …
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Latest News
New NWT board member Cynthia White

New Faces at the Wilderness Trust

We’re so pleased to have a couple of new people on our team! Cynthia Pope White (who goes by CC) joined the board of directors in late summer. CC is an artist with a life-long reverence for wild nature. She lives close to nature with …
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Rally 2014

Rally in Providence

Several staff attended the National Land Trust Conservation Conference in Providence, Rhode Island in mid-September. Known as “Rally,” this event brings together land trust staff, volunteers, and board members from across the nation. With more than a hundred workshops and seminars to choose from, attendees …
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