Voices from the Wild

Slime Molds Galore!

Animal, vegetable, mineral…or none of the above? Learn about the surprising lives of slime molds (myxomycetes) in our Slime Mold naturalist presentation by Stewardship Director Shelby Perry, which was hosted live on April 27, 2020.

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Rewilding Earth Podcast features Shelby Perry

Northeast Wilderness Trust’s own Shelby Perry talked with Rewilding Earth about the ins and outs of how we work to rewild the Northeast. Listen to the podcast here!

In this half-hour conversation you’ll learn all about the work of …
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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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The Global Charter for Rewilding the Earth

Northeast Wilderness Trust is proud to be an initial endorser of “The Global Charter for Rewilding the Earth,” along with leading international conservation organizations such as Rewilding Europe, Tompkins Conservation, and African Parks.
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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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On Wilderness: Rethinking Climate Crisis

The Howland Reaserch Forest includes rare forest of hemlock, spruce, and white pine—some trees so vast and old they proved already middle-aged when Thoreau passed through on his way to Katahadin over one hundred and fifty years ago. Howland was established in 1987 as a research site, and for the last twenty years, ecologists at the U.S. Forest Service and University of Maine-Orono have been quietly churning out groundbreaking data on carbon storage and sequestration.
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A Necessary Quiet

My first foray to monitor a Wilderness Trust-protected property took me to Hersey Mountain in Central New Hampshire this autumn. Our agenda: Trek through the darkening forest to the summit of the Preserve and camp at a small shelter maintained by NEFF and a crew of volunteers.
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Why Wilderness?

An Earth Day Reflection

Americans came together 49 years ago to celebrate the first Earth Day. We committed to making our planet a more livable place. We’ve cleaned up our water. We’ve reduced air pollution. We can drink and breathe …
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