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Intern Update: Abby Quinn

The Northeast Wilderness Trust was pleased to welcome Abby Quinn, who interned for several weeks until mid-February this year.

Abby recently graduated from Hotchkiss High School in northwestern Connecticut and is on a gap year before attending Bates College in Lewiston, …
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Specks in the Snow

By: Shelby Perry
February 5, 2018

Having grown up in rural Vermont, I first encountered snow fleas as a small child. At around six years old, I didn’t yet have a very strong concept of what fleas really were, …
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Partnership Yields Over 1,100 acres in the Heart of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

In the heart of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is a vast, bog-filled region visited by relatively few people. Moose, bear, bobcat, American martin, and many other wide-ranging denizens of the Northern Forest live a relatively secure life here in the Kingdom’s …
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Protecting the Wildway

By: Jon Leibowitz, Executive Director
December 20, 2017

There is a place on the western shore of Lake Champlain where forest still dominates the landscape and bobcats, bear, and mink can still wander from the lake to the high …
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Scouting the Adirondack Park’s Most Diverse Wildlife Corridor: A New Book by John Davis

Do you want to learn more about the special place known as the Split Rock Wildway and pick up the perfect stocking stuffer for your conservation-minded friend or family member?  Longtime Wildway advocate and author John …
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The Sound Beneath Your Boots

By: Shelby Perry, Stewardship Director
December 19, 2017

There is a specific kind of late fall/early winter day, when the air is cold and crisp but before the ground is covered in snow, that I …
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Give the Gift of Hope this Season!

By: Jon Leibowitz, Executive Director
November 15, 2017

A few weeks ago, I hiked an 11-mile stretch of unbroken forest in the Worcester Range of north-central Vermont. As I walked through this expanse of flowers, fungi, towering trees, and …
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Celebrating 15 Years of Conservation Success

November 13, 2017

Since 2002 the Northeast Wilderness Trust has been hard at work establishing and caring for wild places throughout the Northeast. This year as we celebrate 15 years of conservation work, we now protect nearly 25,000 acres of forever-wild …
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Hunting Season is Here

By: Shelby Perry, Conservation Assistant
November 6th, 2017

Hunting season has arrived, and several Northeast Wilderness Trust Preserves allow hunting of abundant or over abundant prey species, such as white tailed deer.  This type of hunting is allowed on NWT …
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In the Wake of a Windstorm

By: Shelby Perry, Conservation Assistant
November 2, 2017

The forests of the Northeast have been through a lot since western settlement. Clearing, burning, and grazing lie in the not-so-distant past of nearly every patch of woods in our region, …
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