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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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© Daryl Burtnett 2014

Reception and Wilderness Talk in NH

Please join us on Thursday, July 24 at the Benz Community Center in Center Sandwich, NH for a reception and a talk by Tom Butler entitled “From Local to Global: A Wilderness-Forever Future.”

In a richly-illustrated presentation featuring photos from the White Mountains …
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Job Opening: Administration and Finance Director

Do you have a passion for wilderness, and talent and substantial experience in finance and administration? The Northeast Wilderness Trust seeks a qualified individual to manage a range of internal organizational operations including financial systems, human resources, information technology, administration, development, and infrastructure.  The Administration …
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The Slavics built their house atop a cliff amongst the trees.

Slavics’ Story Airs on NH Public Radio

Fred & Rosalind Slavic have had a rich life, full of travel, creative pursuits, and exploration of the outdoors, both on foot and via sailboat. They lived in Fitzwilliam, NH for 41 years, and are donating their 300 acres to Northeast Wilderness Trust. Fred passed …
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