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Give the Gift of Hope this Season!

By: Jon Leibowitz, Executive Director
November 15, 2017

A few weeks ago, I hiked an 11-mile stretch of unbroken forest in the Worcester Range of north-central Vermont. As I walked through this expanse of flowers, fungi, towering trees, and …
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Celebrating 15 Years of Conservation Success

November 13, 2017

Since 2002 the Northeast Wilderness Trust has been hard at work establishing and caring for wild places throughout the Northeast. This year as we celebrate 15 years of conservation work, we now protect nearly 25,000 acres of forever-wild …
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Hunting Season is Here

By: Shelby Perry, Conservation Assistant
November 6th, 2017

Hunting season has arrived, and several Northeast Wilderness Trust Preserves allow hunting of abundant or over abundant prey species, such as white tailed deer.  This type of hunting is allowed on NWT …
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In the Wake of a Windstorm

By: Shelby Perry, Conservation Assistant
November 2, 2017

The forests of the Northeast have been through a lot since western settlement. Clearing, burning, and grazing lie in the not-so-distant past of nearly every patch of woods in our region, …
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Outdoor Gear Exchange Chooses The Trust for Nickel Bag Program

Northeast Wilderness Trust is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Outdoor Gear Exchange, on Church Street in Burlington, VT, to receive proceeds from the Nickel Bag Program for the month of November. The Nickel Bag Program donates …
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Tyler Socash: 7,000 Miles to a Wilderness Ethic

The Northeast Wilderness Trust is excited to partner with Champlain Area Trails and invite you to join us at the Whallonsburg Grange on Friday, November 17th from 6 – 8 pm. Come and hear Tyler Socash’s riveting retelling of a 7,000 …
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Untrammeled: The Case for Wild Nature in a Changing World

When: Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Where: Contois Auditorium, Burlington City Hall,* 149 Church St, Burlington, VT

Join the board and staff of Northeast Wilderness Trust for an engaging evening focused on wilderness and take the opportunity …
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Naturalist’s Hike in The Split Rock Wildway

Come join expert naturalists Sheri Amsel, Brett Engrstrom, and (our very own) Shelby Perry at 9:30 am on Sunday, October 1st on the Coon Mountain Trail in Westport New York for an exciting 2 mile round trip hike.

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A New Chapter for the Trust, Summer 2017 Newsletter

Dear friends,

We are pleased to present the Summer 2017 newsletter from the Northeast Wilderness Trust!

This has proven to be a summer of transition and celebration. It is our great pleasure to announce that Jon Leibowitz will be …
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Join us in Welcoming Jonathan Leibowitz as New Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Leibowitz will assume the role of executive director starting August 30.

“The Northeast Wilderness Trust will benefit greatly from the extensive experience and strategic thinking Jon has demonstrated consistently throughout his career,” said Annie …
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