Maine

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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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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New Report Showcases 15 Years of Wilderness Conservation

The Northeast Wilderness Trust proudly released a 15 year report showcasing its work across New England and eastern New York from its inception in 2002 to today. With over 26,000 wilderness acres conserved, the report highlights past work and also …
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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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Susie O’Keeffe joins NWT Board of Directors

Susie O’Keeffe has joined the Northeast Wilderness Trust Board of Directors. Susie serves as a Research Associate at the College of the Atlantic, (COA) in Bar Harbor, Maine where she explores the ways in which poetic imagination …
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2017 Alder Stream Access Permit and Binney Hill Hunting Permissions Now Available

2017 Alder Stream Access Permits are now available online here: http://newildernesstrust.wixsite.com/alderstreampreserve

2017 Binney Hill Hunting Permissions are now available online here: http://newildernesstrust.wixsite.com/binneyhillpreserve

Please contact Marisa Riggi- NWT’s Conservation Director with any questions or concerns (802-224-1000).

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Image Alder Stream, Maine

Alder Stream Access Permit Available Online

All of the land owned by Northeast Wilderness Trust is open to quiet recreation. Some parcels are also open to limited hunting, including our Alder Stream Preserve in central Maine. A permit is required for access to this preserve, and …
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