Vermont

One Step Closer to Saving Bridgewater Hollow

We are so grateful to have received a $35,000 grant from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy towards the protection of the Bridgewater Hollow Bramhall Preserve. This property would be the first wilderness preserve in the Chateauguay No-Town area, which includes …
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Science and wonder at the Bridgewater Hollow BioBlitz

An aerial view of the proposed Bridgewater Hollow Bramhall Preserve. The Appalachian Trail follows the ridgeline in the background of the image. Photo: Harry White

…People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We …
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55 Miles to a Wilder World

Shelby Perry, Northeast Wilderness Trust Stewardship Director, is embarking on a 55-mile walk in support of wilderness. Read her note about why below.

A few weeks ago I went to see Bill McKibben speak in …
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Burnt Mountain: Forever-Wild

5,487-acre property becomes Vermont’s largest privately conserved forever-wild preserve

Big, wild, and connected: that’s our dream for wildlands of the Northeast. The Burnt Mountain forever-wild easement is just the sort of project that helps achieve that lofty vision.

In …
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Speak out for wilderness!

“Let us preserve some of the simple things. Let us know that there is somewhere in our state a region not yet commercialized and citified, and to which people may repair who yearn for a restoration amid the vast silences …
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A Hallowed Hollow in the Green Mountains

“Both my mom and my dad took me up to the waterfall when I was pretty darn young. All these years later, I still don’t worry about drinking the water. I lived in a lot of other places where you …
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Burnt Mountain wilderness back in the headlines

One of the most exciting conservation projects in New England just jumped back into the headlines with a feature story in the weekend edition of the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus and the Rutland Herald.

When Northeast Wilderness Trust closes on the forever-wild …
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Exceptional Vermont forest takes a giant step closer to permanent protection

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board grant bolsters conservation effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MONTPELIER, VT – At a meeting on September 20, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) committed $160,000 to Northeast Wilderness Trust for the permanent preservation of 359 …
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Homing in on the wild Northeast

People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We need to be able to taste grace and know again that we desire it. We need to experience a landscape that is timeless, whose agenda moves …
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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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