Vermont

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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Partnership Yields Over 1,100 acres in the Heart of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

In the heart of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is a vast, bog-filled region visited by relatively few people. Moose, bear, bobcat, American martin, and many other wide-ranging denizens of the Northern Forest live a relatively secure life here in the Kingdom’s …
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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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