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The Wild Times: May

Land protection highlights and other updates from the Wilderness Trust.

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Northeast Wilderness Trust Receives Conservationist of the Year Award

The Wilderness Trust is honored to receive the Adirondack Council’s “Conservationist of the Year” award in recognition of our forever-wild conservation work across the Northeast.

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New Addition to Largest Non-Governmental Wilderness in Vermont

Northeast Wilderness Trust, a regional land trust based in Montpelier, VT, has purchased 160 acres of forestland surrounded on three sides by its 6,097-acre Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve.

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Northeast Wilderness Trust hosts second Learning Circle book group

Sign up to join Northeast Wilderness Trust’s second Learning Circle book group. 

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Help Protect an Important Wildlife Linkage in New York

This unique, low-elevation habitat will only prove more valuable over time as resilient forever-wild landscapes adapt to climate change. Will you help Northeast Wilderness Trust continue its growing legacy of wilderness land protection in the Northeast? You can help by donating to this campaign to Save Little River.

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz

Become a nature detective and a citizen scientist by participating in the Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz from August 2023 through July 2024.

The Wild Times: January and February

With an additional 6,354 acres protected in 2023, last year was wildly successful for wilderness recovery, thanks to you. Places like Moriah Wilderness Preserve in New York and Sargent Hill Wilderness Preserve in Vermont, both protected last year, have begun their rewilding journey.

Northeast Wilderness Trust Announces Promotion of Jon Leibowitz to President and CEO, New Leadership Structure, and Hiring of Nicie Panetta to Vice President of Advancement

The Board of Directors of Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT) has voted to appoint Jon Leibowitz, formerly Executive Director, the organization’s first President and CEO.

Rewilding In Practice

Learn how NEWT is bringing rewilding ideas to life at two wilderness preserves.