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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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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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Introducing Wild Works Volume 1: Wild Carbon

Northeast Wilderness Trust is pleased to announce the publication of Wild Works; an occasional white paper series on various topics revolving around wilderness and science. Wild Works Volume 1: Wild Carbon is authored by Mark G. Anderson, PhD …
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55 Miles to a Wilder World

Shelby Perry, Northeast Wilderness Trust Stewardship Director, is embarking on a 55-mile walk in support of wilderness. Read her note about why below.

A few weeks ago I went to see Bill McKibben speak in …
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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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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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Signs of Spring: Red Efts on the Move

One of the most iconic amphibian species of spring in the Northeast is the red-spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), which is also called a red eft during its terrestrial adolescent phase.  On rainy spring nights they can seem to fall from …
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