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Science and wonder at the Bridgewater Hollow BioBlitz

An aerial view of the proposed Bridgewater Hollow Bramhall Preserve. The Appalachian Trail follows the ridgeline in the background of the image. Photo: Harry White

…People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We …
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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.

Preserved by Northeast Wilderness Trust in 2007, the old-growth ecosystem of …
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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 …
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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) 829-8199
Mike Carr, Adirondack Land Trust: (518) 837-7569
Eileen Larrabee, Open Space Institute: (518) 427-1564

CHESTERFIELD, NY – A vast expanse of …
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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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Burnt Mountain: Forever-Wild

5,487-acre property becomes Vermont’s largest privately conserved forever-wild preserve

Big, wild, and connected: that’s our dream for wildlands of the Northeast. The Burnt Mountain forever-wild easement is just the sort of project that helps achieve that lofty vision.

In …
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Student-focused Wilderness Stewardship Program takes shape at Muddy Pond

Innovative partnership with Plymouth-based Map Academy introduces wilderness to area youth Map Academy teacher, Lance Merritt, and students at Muddy Pond.

“It has been really rewarding partnering with Joe and Northeast Wilderness Trust so far.  There is a well-established benefit …
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Newts from the Field: Springing Ahead

Look to the forest floor for some of the first signs of changing seasons, writes Shelby Perry, Stewardship Director of Northeast Wilderness Trust

In the first week of March I start, even though I know it is too early, but …
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