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The Wild Times: June

NEWT named “Conservationist of the Year” plus our newest land acquisition, wildlife photos from our stewards, and more June updates.


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.

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.

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