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Forever-Wild Circle Member Profile: Brett Engstrom

Meet Brett Engstrom, an ecologist, a Wilderness Trust board member, a new monthly donor as part of the Forever Wild Circle. Brett first became involved in Northeast Wilderness Trust in the early 2000s, when he was hired to conduct ecological inventories of Champlain Valley properties.
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Lillian Howell

Welcoming Lillie Howell

Northeast Wilderness Trust is delighted to welcome Lillie Howell to the team. Lillie joins us as the Wildlands Partnership Intern, helping to connect more land trusts with wilderness conservation to accelerate the pace of protecting wild places across the Northeast. …
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Lichen on stone wall

Circling Wildness

More and more these days I find myself circling. During the day I walk big loops through a vacant town, and into the awakening woods. The contrast is strange – town becoming eerily quiet and empty, while in the forest a riotous spring is arriving.
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Rhodora flower in wetland, by Shelby Perry

Welcoming Our New Board Members

Northeast Wilderness Trust is delighted to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors!
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Honoring Annette Dykema’s Legacy

Every so often, we encounter a special wilderness champion whose passion for nature makes a very real difference in the lives of wild beings. Annette Dykema was just such a person. Annette passed away last December, but left a legacy that will last for generations to come.
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COVID-19 Update from the Executive Director

Northeast Wilderness Trust staff are working remotely to protect wild places, and are available by phone and email. Read a message from our Executive Director, Jon Leibowitz.
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Hiring for an Operations Manager

Northeast Wilderness Trust seeks a dynamic professional to serve as its full-time Operations Manager. This is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled individual to join a growing team of wilderness advocates and play a central role in supporting our efforts to conserve forever-wild landscapes for nature and people.
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Wilderness Podcast features NWT Stewardship Director

We’re thrilled to share the latest episode of the Wilderness Podcast: “Forever Wild” featuring Shelby Perry, Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Stewardship Director. Hosted by Adam Bronstein, the podcast is a passion project about wilderness and wild places, attempting to tell the story of wilderness both past and present.
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Welcoming Our New Team Members

Northeast Wilderness Trust is delighted to welcome two new staff on board: Sophi Veltrop and Sophie Ehrhardt. Aside from the occasional confusion of having two Sophi(e)s around, it’s been a seamless transition!

Sophi Veltrop is the new Outreach and …
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Forever Wild Circle Bandana Contest

We’re creating bandanas for our Forever Wild Circle sustainina members, and we want to feature your art! Submit your work by Oct. 30 and we’ll gift you a pack of wilderness greeting cards.
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