Split Rock Wildway

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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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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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.

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