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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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Eagle Mountain Campaign in its Final Push

Great news!  The Wilderness Trust has come a long way in a short period of time towards securing the forever-wild future of the Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve in the eastern Adirondacks.

The Wilderness Trust and partners are working to …
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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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Newts from the field: Squirreled Away for Winter

Our Stewardship Director and resident naturalist, Shelby Perry, just came back from a trip to the Howland Research Forest, a 550-acre living laboratory in central Maine that harbors a unique old-growth forest. Protected by Northeast Wilderness Trust in 2007, Howland …
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Proposed exemption to ‘Roadless Rule’ threatens wilderness everywhere

Northeast Wilderness Trust is grateful to VTDigger.org for publishing the following commentary on November 30th, 2018. The story can be found on their website, here.

Anyone who has spent time on high points of New England’s White …
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Notes from Eagle Mountain

The first thing you notice about Northeast Wilderness Trust’s proposed Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserve is its size. Gaze out from the summit of Eagle Mountain after a strenuous bushwhack, and the scale is difficult to comprehend.  Follow the arc …
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