New York

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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John Davis joins NWT Board of Directors

John Davis has joined the Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Board of Directors.  John co-founded the North American Wilderness Recovery Strategy over two decades ago, which became the Wildlands Project and is now known as Wildlands Network.  …
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Puzzle Piece Added to Split Rock Wildway

In spring 2014, Executive Director Daryl Burtnett attended an auction of foreclosed properties in Essex, NY, with a goal to purchase a 2.8-acre parcel on Brookfield Road—an abutting ‘cut-out’ corner adjacent to our Boquet Flats preserve. Purchasing this land would …
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Tom Butler to Give Keynote Address

SUNY-Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College are co-hosting a series of public lectures and events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Please join Tom Butler, president of Northeast Wilderness Trust, as he delivers a keynote address …
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Spring 2014 eNews

Read about new wilderness in Maine, the Susan Bon Preserve at Whittemore Hill, and more in our Spring 2014 eNews!

Events in Split Rock Wildway region

Check out this interview with Connor Stedman on North Country Public Radio.

On Friday, March 7, Connor Stedman gave a wonderful talk on “Bird Language Through the Seasons,” and a half-day field class was offered on Saturday as …
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Wild & Connected Series: Bird Language

Our Wild & Connected Series in the Essex, NY area continues with three events on the topic of bird language—the communication network of the forest. A presentation by Connor Stedman on Friday, May 3 at the Whallonsburgh Grange …
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Land Conserved in Split Rock Wildway

One of our partners in the Split Rock Wildway effort, Champlain Area Trails (CATS), completed an important conservation deal in early March 2013. As a result, an additional 99 acres within the Split Rock Wildway are now protected.

“In …
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Summertime Giving

The sweet, short season of hiking, gardening, swimming, boating, and sunshine is here in the Northeast. As we appreciate the gifts of summer and enjoy wild places across the region, can you take a moment to read an update on …
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Next Wild & Connected Event: Boquet River

Come explore the ever-changing landscape along the Boquet River in New York’s Champlain Valley! Ecologist and botanist Elizabeth Thompson will lead us through these riparian natural communities and help us discover their role in providing connected habitat for plants and …
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