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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.

130-Acre Wilderness Sanctuary Created in NH

The Jack & Margaret Hoffman Wilderness Sanctuary was created this November to protect 130 acres in Francestown, NH as forever-wild.

Old-Growth Forest Network Honors Muddy Pond

Muddy Pond Wilderness Preserve in Kingston, MA was the 107th forest to be inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network on Saturday, August 22. Muddy Pond will be the representative forest of Plymouth County.

Wildlands Partnership Launches

Northeast Wilderness Trust has launched a new initiative to accelerate the pace of wilderness conservation across New England and New York. The Wildlands Partnership offers local land trusts the resources to work on wilderness conservation while receiving periodic income through a developing wilderness carbon market.