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2019 Annual Report is here!

Check out the past year of wins for the wild. With 7,945 new forever-wild acres protected in 2019, the Northeast Wilderness Trust is working hard to create a wilder future for this region.

In the News: Bramhall Wilderness Preserve

The new Bramhall Wilderness Preserve has been getting some attention across Vermont! Check out the coverage in Valley News, Mountain Times, and VTDigger.
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Forever-Wild Circle Member Profile: Brett Engstrom

Meet Brett Engstrom, an ecologist, a Wilderness Trust board member, a new monthly donor as part of the Forever Wild Circle. Brett first became involved in Northeast Wilderness Trust in the early 2000s, when he was hired to conduct ecological inventories of Champlain Valley properties.
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Slime Molds Galore!

Animal, vegetable, mineral…or none of the above? Learn about the surprising lives of slime molds (myxomycetes) in our Slime Mold naturalist presentation by Stewardship Director Shelby Perry, which was hosted live on April 27, 2020.

Keep on learning with …
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Wapack Hike for the Wild

Four best friends are turning their through-hike of the historic Wapack Trail into a fundraiser for Northeast Wilderness Trust!
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Accreditation Renewal: Public Comments Welcome

Northeast Wilderness Trust is applying for a second renewal of accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for …
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Rewilding Earth Podcast features Shelby Perry

Northeast Wilderness Trust’s own Shelby Perry talked with Rewilding Earth about the ins and outs of how we work to rewild the Northeast. Listen to the podcast here!

In this half-hour conversation you’ll learn all about the work of …
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Lillian Howell

Welcoming Lillie Howell

Northeast Wilderness Trust is delighted to welcome Lillie Howell to the team. Lillie joins us as the Wildlands Partnership Intern, helping to connect more land trusts with wilderness conservation to accelerate the pace of protecting wild places across the Northeast. …
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Lichen on stone wall

Circling Wildness

More and more these days I find myself circling. During the day I walk big loops through a vacant town, and into the awakening woods. The contrast is strange – town becoming eerily quiet and empty, while in the forest a riotous spring is arriving.
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The Global Charter for Rewilding the Earth

Northeast Wilderness Trust is proud to be an initial endorser of “The Global Charter for Rewilding the Earth,” along with leading international conservation organizations such as Rewilding Europe, Tompkins Conservation, and African Parks.
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