NEWT is working to protect 1,300+ acres that lie within America’s largest “Globally Important Bird Area”—and you can help save these nesting grounds for breeding migratory birds!
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Alder Stream & Eagle Mountain Wilderness Preserves have new trails. Join us to celebrate and explore!
Our Ambassador Preserves are representative wilderness landscapes, where people can witness and connect with the beauty of wild nature and the science of rewilding.
Through the Wildlands Carbon project, Northeast Wilderness Trust and SIG Carbon are creating a model that directly results in protected wild forests, benefits local land trusts, and could be scaled up and replicated across the country.
It is now well-accepted that old forests store large amounts of carbon, but controversy remains over the age at which forests sequester the most carbon annually. Part 2 of NEWT’s Wild Carbon paper summarizes recent research to show that old forests are excellent at sequestering carbon from the atmosphere.
September has just been designated as the official month to celebrate wilderness in America.
Acre by acre, parcel by parcel, rewilding happens when people who love the land work together to create the conditions in which nature may rebound.
Northeast Wilderness Trust’s pledge to protect 25,000 acres by 2025, as set forth in our five-year strategic plan, supports the 1t.org campaign to protect and plant 1 trillion trees in a decade.
Sundews, pitcher plants, and bladderworts all lure unsuspecting insects into their leaves and digest them…learn how in this summer’s edition of Newts from the Field!
What happens to a property after NEWT protects it? Find out how our hard-working stewardship staff and volunteers keep these places wild…forever!