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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 35,000 acres in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Continuing this record of success depends on you—please join us!

FEATURED PROJECT

IN PROGRESS: The Sawtelle Addition

Expanding the Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve for wildlife and people

“The Wapack Trail is a scenic and historic gem of New England, but it is only as permanent as the land through which it passes. The Sawtelle Addition to the Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve would …
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Latest News

Major Wilderness Milestone Met

In 2015, the Northeast Wilderness Trust set a bold conservation goal: to protect an additional 10,000 acres by the end of 2020. In the four years since adopting that plan, staff and board have been hard at work protecting more wilderness across the Northeast. We …
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Forever Wild Circle Bandana Contest

We’re creating bandanas for our Forever Wild Circle sustaining members, and we want to feature your art! Just for submitting your work, we’ll gift you a pack of wilderness greeting cards or postcards.

In mid-October we’ll host a public voting process; the winner …
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Introducing Wild Works Volume 1: Wild Carbon

Northeast Wilderness Trust is pleased to announce the publication of Wild Works; an occasional white paper series on various topics revolving around wilderness and science. Wild Works Volume 1: Wild Carbon is authored by Mark G. Anderson, PhD and Wilderness Trust board member. …
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