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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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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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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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