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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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A Necessary Quiet

My first foray to monitor a Wilderness Trust-protected property took me to Hersey Mountain in Central New Hampshire this autumn. Our agenda: Trek through the darkening forest to the summit of the Preserve and camp at a small shelter maintained by NEFF and a crew of volunteers.
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One Step Closer to Saving Bridgewater Hollow

We are so grateful to have received a $35,000 grant from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy towards the protection of the Bridgewater Hollow Bramhall Preserve. This property would be the first wilderness preserve in the Chateauguay No-Town area, which includes …
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Going with the Flow

Culverts are a common feature of the built landscape; they allow water to pass under roads and trails, preventing erosion and flood damage. They come in all shapes, sizes, and materials. And when Northeast Wilderness Trust creates a new Preserve …
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Welcoming Our New Team Members

Northeast Wilderness Trust is delighted to welcome two new staff on board: Sophi Veltrop and Sophie Ehrhardt. Aside from the occasional confusion of having two Sophi(e)s around, it’s been a seamless transition!

Sophi Veltrop is the new Outreach and …
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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 sustainina members, and we want to feature your art! Submit your work by Oct. 30 and we’ll gift you a pack of wilderness greeting cards.
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