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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 322-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

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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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“A gem worth preserving”

Adirondack Explorer magazine features iconic Northeast Wilderness Trust project

Stretching from sea to sky, the Split Rock Wildway links the Northeast’s “Great Lake” – Lake Champlain – to the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. For wildlife …
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Homing in on the wild Northeast

People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We need to be able to taste grace and know again that we desire it. We need to experience a landscape that is timeless, whose agenda moves …
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Safeguarding an Adirondack Wildlife Corridor

There is a place on the western shore of Lake Champlain where forest still dominates the landscape and bobcats, bear, otters, and mink can still wander from the lake to the high peaks of the Adirondacks through rocky hills and …
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