“This Land Was Saved for You and Me” with Author Jeffrey Ryan (Vermont)

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Northeast Wilderness Trust, in partnership with North Branch Nature Center and Bear Pond Books, welcomes author Jeffrey Ryan to share his new book about the creation of public lands in America: This Land Was Saved for You and Me. Jeffrey will read highlights from “This Land,” which traces the protection of America’s public lands by […]

Hornbeck Canoe Raffle 2023

An ultra-light, one-person Hornbeck canoe could be yours! Enter our 2023 raffle for a chance to win this beautiful, locally crafted boat for your summer wilderness adventures.

Great Trees and Forests of the Northeast, Past and Present

Bob Leverett, co-founder of the Native Tree Society, and Monica Jakuc Leverett will guide us on a virtual tour of treasured trees and forests in New England and New York. A must-see for all our tree-huggers out there!

Protecting Half of Earth for All Life

Dennis Liu of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation will feature stories of charismatic creatures, discuss how protecting one species often benefits others, and what each of us can do to support the miraculous species we love and need.

Adding a Natural Approach to Forest Management: Letting Trees Grow Old

Howe Library 13 South Street, Hanover, NH

The Hanover Conservation Commission & Biodiversity Committee will host a panel discussion with a dynamic and diverse group of practitioners and scientists to discuss the importance of letting local, native forests grow old in the Upper Valley.

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz: Botany

Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve

Meet-up location TBD; max. 15 participants; RSVP here to reserve your spot! Join local ecologist Liz Thompson to help document the flora of Woodbury Mountain Preserve—the trees, shrubs, wildflowers, ferns, grasses, and sedges. We’ll scour the hillsides with keen eyes, hand lenses, wildflower guides, and a sense of fun. What we can’t identify on the […]

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz: Turtles & More

Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve

Join Kiley Briggs, a local herpetologist, to look for and learn about the reptiles and amphibians that live in Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve.

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz: Pollinators

Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve

Discover late-season pollinators foraging at Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve in Vermont with local bee specialist Jason Mazurowski.

Walk for Wilderness

The Walk for Wilderness is back, and this year Shelby is walking 80 miles to raise $10,000 for the Bear’s Nest Wilderness Preserve conservation project! To celebrate this event’s 5th Anniversary, supporters are invited to join us for a reception after the walk, welcoming Shelby to the finish line in Montpelier.