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Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve and Wapack Trail back in the spotlight

The Wapack Trail is a scenic and historic gem of New England, but it is only as permanent as the land through which it passes. The Sawtelle Addition to the Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve would safeguard an essential, but as …
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Boston-based craft furniture-maker, Saltwoods, and Northeast Wilderness Trust launch new partnership

It’s always exhilarating when we get contacted by an individual or business that supports our work and wants to take that partnership to the next level.  Recently, we were thrilled to get a call from Dan Crossman, Founder and Owner …
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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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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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Student-focused Wilderness Stewardship Program takes shape at Muddy Pond

Innovative partnership with Plymouth-based Map Academy introduces wilderness to area youth Map Academy teacher, Lance Merritt, and students at Muddy Pond.

“It has been really rewarding partnering with Joe and Northeast Wilderness Trust so far.  There is a well-established benefit …
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Newts from the Field: Springing Ahead

Look to the forest floor for some of the first signs of changing seasons, writes Shelby Perry, Stewardship Director of Northeast Wilderness Trust

In the first week of March I start, even though I know it is too early, but …
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Portraits of wilderness

Accomplished photographer, scientist, and wilderness advocate, Brendan Wiltse, shares a tale from adventures in conservation in a wild (and as yet unprotected) corner of New York’s Adirondack Park. The cliffs of Eagle Mountain and the setting for the author’s story. …
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A penny for your thoughts!

Please take our survey today to help us plan for the next five-plus years of work at the Wilderness Trust.

A new day is dawning at Northeast Wilderness Trust. Later this year, we’ll launch a revision of our strategic plan …
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Where the road ends and the adventure begins

Two authors reflect on the intersection of New England’s hunting and fishing traditions and the importance of protecting wild habitat.

Northeast Wilderness Trust is proud to publish the following two blog posts as a celebration of a new partnership with …
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A Willsboro Wildway?

Taking to all fours in defense of the Wild

“What type of animal is that?” I asked in a state of bewilderment.  The slinking mammal, much larger than a marten, made its nimble approach over fallen trees.  Whether distracted by …
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