Monthly Archives: December 2019

NWT Launches 5-Year Strategic Plan

Our brand new strategic plan outlines our tactics to drastically scale up wilderness conservation across the Northeast over the next five years. Using four central pillars, Protect, Connect, Champion, and Sustain, we aim to add 25,000 acres of new forever-wild …
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Eagle Mountain Success

With the slap of her tail, the beaver formally welcomed us to her domain. She dipped back under the tannin-brown water, reemerged, slapped again, and zigzagged around her lodge. This river was her home, not ours; we were interlopers in her wild place.
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Return to Grandeur

Right around Carver or Kingston, southbound travelers reach a transition zone—an ecotone—between the realm of Northern Hardwood Forest and the beginning of the Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens. The composition of the trees becomes heavily pine and oak. The forest floor is littered with dry needles, and scrubby shrubs make up the understory.
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Newts from the Field: Secrets of the Frozen Swamp

Like books in a library, the elements of a frozen swamp appear innocuous and perhaps even boring upon first glance – but tuck in to any piece for more than a moment and you’ll find drama, danger, and maybe even a little magic.
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