Upland and freshwater tidal lands protected as forever-wild in Pittston, Maine

Thanks to generous landowners, Northeast Wilderness Trust acquired 260 acres with a freshwater tidal zone and a 1.5-mile stretch along the Eastern River, establishing the Tidal Bends Wilderness Preserve.

A photo of canopy and a mountanous horizon in Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve at sunrise.

25,000 Wild Acres Protected by 2025…Complete!

Northeast Wilderness Trust is thrilled to announce that we have met our land protection acreage goal for 2025…three years early!

Photo of Alder Stream at sunrise in the spring.

Tour Alder Stream Wilderness Preserve from the Comfort of Your Home

Take a moment to bask in autumn’s dazzling colors and clear your mind with the trees, waters, and birds of Alder Stream.

Partnership Protects 3,223 Acres in Maine

Northeast Wilderness Trust partners with Frenchman Bay Conservancy on Whalesback forever-wild easements near Maine’s coast.

Alder Stream Wilderness Preserve Grows by 200 Acres

Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Ambassador Preserve in Maine protects nearly 7,300 acres in the state’s largest freshwater wetland system.

Vital Section in Western Maine Conservation Corridor Conserved

Permanent conservation of the 21,300-acre Grafton Forest creates new wildlands, safeguards a treasured recreation haven, and promotes sustainable forest management.

Wildlands Partnership Video

Explore Frenchman Bay Community Forest in Maine through our new video. The public forest was the first successful project of the Wildlands Partnership.

Two New Rewilding Photo Points

New Rewilding PhotoPoints at Alder Stream and Eagle Mountain allow visitors to engage in rewilding by documenting ecosystem changes over time.