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A Hallowed Hollow in the Green Mountains

“Both my mom and my dad took me up to the waterfall when I was pretty darn young. All these years later, I still don’t worry about drinking the water. I lived in a lot of other places where you …
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Newts from the field: Squirreled Away for Winter

Our Stewardship Director and resident naturalist, Shelby Perry, just came back from a trip to the Howland Research Forest, a 550-acre living laboratory in central Maine that harbors a unique old-growth forest. Protected by Northeast Wilderness Trust in 2007, Howland …
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Proposed exemption to ‘Roadless Rule’ threatens wilderness everywhere

Northeast Wilderness Trust is grateful to VTDigger.org for publishing the following commentary on November 30th, 2018. The story can be found on their website, here.

Anyone who has spent time on high points of New England’s White …
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Notes from Eagle Mountain

The first thing you notice about Northeast Wilderness Trust’s proposed Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve is its size. Gaze out from the summit of Eagle Mountain after a strenuous bushwhack, and the scale is difficult to comprehend.  Follow the arc …
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Wilderness comes to Massachusetts

Say the word “wilderness” in Massachusetts and thoughts turn northward. “You must be talking about somewhere up in New Hampshire or Maine, right?”

With the protection of the 305-acre Muddy Pond Wilderness Preserve in Kingston in the summer of 2018, …
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Do you like it Wild?

Northeast Wilderness Trust is writing a new chapter for the wildest places in New England and the Adirondacks and we want you to be a part of the story.

In an era when wild nature is under threat from …
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Newts from the field: A (Local) Monster Mash

The following is the Halloween edition of a periodic series of posts from Northeast Wilderness Trust Stewardship Director and naturalist extraordinaire, Shelby Perry…

Here in the Northeast you can hardly go outside without seeing signs about buying local. Local …
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Burnt Mountain wilderness back in the headlines

One of the most exciting conservation projects in New England just jumped back into the headlines with a feature story in the weekend edition of the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus and the Rutland Herald.

When Northeast Wilderness Trust closes on the forever-wild …
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Exceptional Vermont forest takes a giant step closer to permanent protection

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board grant bolsters conservation effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MONTPELIER, VT – At a meeting on September 20, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) committed $160,000 to Northeast Wilderness Trust for the permanent preservation of 359 …
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Maine’s North Woods just got a little wilder

New Lone Mountain Wilderness Preserve safeguards habitat for rare wildlife

Northeast Wilderness Trust is excited to announce a “forever-wild” gift in Maine’s High Peaks region.

The 1,155-acre Lone Mountain Wilderness Preserve was gifted to Northeast Wilderness …
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