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.

Carbon Finance Partnership Creates Largest Non-Governmental Wilderness Area in Vermont

A unique carbon finance partnership has helped to create Vermont’s largest non-governmental wilderness area.

Community Forest in Maine to Stay Forever Wild

The 1,400-acre Frenchman Bay Community Forest in Hancock, Maine is now conserved as wilderness through the Wildlands Partnership.

Sweet Water Trust Begins a New Chapter

Sweet Water Trust, a long-time leader in wildlands conservation in the northern Appalachian region, is beginning a new chapter as the Sweet Water Fund in partnership with Northeast Wilderness Trust.

NEWT Pledges 25,000 Acres Conserved by 2025

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.

Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve Expands

Binney Hill Wilderness Preserve grew by 15 forever-wild acres with the Wilderness Trust’s purchase of 15 acres from Virginia Steel, bringing the Preserve’s total acreage to 550.

Maine’s Newest Wilderness Area Protects 3,415 Acres

Northeast Wilderness Trust purchased 3,415 acres of Mt. Redington’s western slopes this week as the Redington Wilderness Sanctuary, and will donate a forever-wild easement to Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust.

Win a Hornbeck Canoe!

On March 20th, 2021 conservationists around the world will celebrate the first annual World Rewilding Day to expand awareness of rewilding and wilderness conservation.

First “World Rewilding Day” is March 20, 2021

On March 20th, 2021 conservationists around the world will celebrate the first annual World Rewilding Day to expand awareness of rewilding and wilderness conservation.

Wilderness Trust Accreditation Renewed

Northeast Wilderness Trust is pleased to announce the renewal of our land trust accreditation, a formal recognition of our commitment to professional excellence and to maintaining the public’s trust in our conservation work.