Author Archives: NWT

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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Science and wonder at the Bridgewater Hollow BioBlitz

…People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We need to be able to taste grace and know once again that we desire it. We need to experience a landscape that is timeless, whose agenda …
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Hatching two birds from one egg

How wilderness can save us from climate and extinction catastrophe Wilderness is back in the headlines with an op-ed by Northeast Wilderness Trust in Friday’s Portland Press Herald. By now you’ve probably heard the term, “Natural Climate Solutions,” a phrase …
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55 Miles to a Wilder World

Shelby Perry, Northeast Wilderness Trust Stewardship Director, is embarking on a 55-mile walk in support of wilderness. Read her note about why below. A few weeks ago I went to see Bill McKibben speak in Montpelier, where Northeast Wilderness Trust …
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Soaring above the rest:

Northeast Wilderness Trust closes on landmark wilderness project in New York’s Champlain Valley Contacts:Jon Leibowitz, Northeast Wilderness Trust: (802) 829-8199Mike Carr, Adirondack Land Trust: (518) 837-7569Eileen Larrabee, Open Space Institute: (518) 427-1564 CHESTERFIELD, NY – A vast expanse of Adirondack …
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Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve and Wapack Trail back in the spotlight

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 safeguard an essential, but as …
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Boston-based craft furniture-maker, Saltwoods, and Northeast Wilderness Trust launch new partnership

It’s always exhilarating when we get contacted by an individual or business that supports our work and wants to take that partnership to the next level.  Recently, we were thrilled to get a call from Dan Crossman, Founder and Owner …
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Why Wilderness?

An Earth Day Reflection Americans came together 49 years ago to celebrate the first Earth Day. We committed to making our planet a more livable place. We’ve cleaned up our water. We’ve reduced air pollution. We can drink and breathe …
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