New York

Portraits of wilderness

Accomplished photographer, scientist, and wilderness advocate, Brendan Wiltse, shares a tale from adventures in conservation in a wild (and as yet unprotected) corner of New York’s Adirondack Park. The cliffs of Eagle Mountain and the setting for the author’s story. …
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A Willsboro Wildway?

Taking to all fours in defense of the Wild

“What type of animal is that?” I asked in a state of bewilderment.  The slinking mammal, much larger than a marten, made its nimble approach over fallen trees.  Whether distracted by …
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Eagle Mountain Campaign in its Final Push

Great news!  The Wilderness Trust has come a long way in a short period of time towards securing the forever-wild future of the Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve in the eastern Adirondacks.

The Wilderness Trust and partners are working to …
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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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“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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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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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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Specks in the Snow

By: Shelby Perry
February 5, 2018

Having grown up in rural Vermont, I first encountered snow fleas as a small child. At around six years old, I didn’t yet have a very strong concept of what fleas really were, …
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Protecting the Wildway

By: Jon Leibowitz, Executive Director
December 20, 2017

There is a place on the western shore of Lake Champlain where forest still dominates the landscape and bobcats, bear, and mink can still wander from the lake to the high …
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Scouting the Adirondack Park’s Most Diverse Wildlife Corridor: A New Book by John Davis

Do you want to learn more about the special place known as the Split Rock Wildway and pick up the perfect stocking stuffer for your conservation-minded friend or family member?  Longtime Wildway advocate and author John Davis just …
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