Rewilding In Practice

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

New research reveals broad public support for species restoration

New research conducted by Northeast Wilderness Trust in collaboration with national and international partners delves into the critical role of governance in addressing the biodiversity crisis in the United States.

Published in the journal BioScience, the newly released research paper “The role of governance in rewilding the United States to stem the biodiversity crisis” (Carlson et al. 2023) drew on survey results of 3,589

Newts from the Field: Stewardship team meets at Grasse River Wilderness Preserve

From wildlife cameras to forest plots to soundscapes, the new Ecology Program is covering a lot of ground to bring much-needed, low-impact science to conservation in the Northeast.

NEWTS from the Field: Ecology program hosts Bioblitz events

Bioblitz events bring community together to explore and learn about our wild neighbors

Newts from the Field: Learning from Nature with the Ecology Program

The Wilderness Trust ecology team is hard at work sharing the knowledge that wilderness offers with conservation professionals, academics, students, and amateur naturalists.

Newts from the Field: Ecology Program Blooms

From wildlife cameras to forest plots to soundscapes, the new Ecology Program is covering a lot of ground to bring much-needed, low-impact science to conservation in the Northeast.

Flying through the Forest

These seldom-seen cousins of the more gregarious grey and red squirrels are sure to capture your imagination with their aerial flair, cozy wintertime cuddling, and pink—yes, pink—fluorescent bellies.

The Magic of Wetlands

Did you know that wetlands sometimes look like forests? Journey under the canopy to explore uncommon—and unexpected—wetlands found on Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve in our latest Newts from the Field.

Old-Growth…Flowers?!

In our latest “Newts from the Field,” dive into the unexpectedly fascinating lives of one of spring’s common harbingers…the trout lily!

When Water Meets Wilderness

What is the difference between how people and forests manage floodwater? Learn how wilderness can reduce damage from flooding as hurricanes become more prevalent.