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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 23,000 acres in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, and Connecticut. Continuing this record of success depends on you—please join us!


Sharpsteen Preserve

Jericho, VT
Forever-Wild Easement; Completed Project

Philip Sharpsteen loves the forest and wild orchard that surrounds his home and wants to give future generations a chance to love it, too. That’s why, on December 31, 2014, Mr. Sharpsteen donated a forever-wild easement …
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A hiker looks out over Binney Pond toward the land Northeast Wilderness Trust is working to purchase and protect as forever wild.

Potential Wapack Wilderness Expansion

The Binney Hill Project is an opportunity to bridge a critical gap in southern New Hampshire. By purchasing and protecting the Binney Hill parcels, Northeast Wilderness Trust would establish connectivity for wildlife and people in this region. The lands are directly adjacent to the Binney Pond …
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Ecologist Mark Anderson Joins Board

Mark Anderson has joined the Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Board of Directors. Mark is Director of Conservation Science for The Nature Conservancy’s eastern U.S. region. Mark provides science leadership, ecological analysis, and landscape assessment tools for conservation efforts across eighteen states. He holds a …
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