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Sweet Water Trust’s legacy lives on at Northeast Wilderness Trust

Sweet Water Trust’s legacy lives on, continuing to support wilderness conservation as the Sweet Water Fund at Northeast Wilderness Trust.

Wildlands in New England Report Released

The first-ever, comprehensive study of the region’s forever wild forests makes a case to accelerate their protection.

Mahoosuc Land Trust Creates Its First Forever-Wild Preserve

Mahoosuc Land Trust recently acquired 295 acres of land in Albany Township to create the organization’s first forever-wild property, on which NEWT holds a forever-wild conservation easement.

Land Trusts Can Enroll in Wildlands Carbon

Northeast Wilderness Trust, SIG Carbon, and the Inlandsis Fund have teamed up to create an exciting new forest carbon aggregation initiative. Land trusts across the northeastern United States are joining forces to protect wildlands and enroll in the voluntary carbon market.

Salisbury Association enrolls 682 acres in Wildlands Partnership

The Salisbury Association has safeguarded as forever-wild 682 acres through the Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Wildlands Partnership program.

Grand Lake Reserve becomes forever wild

Indian River Lakes Conservancy enrolled 1,072 acres in Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Wildlands Partnership, adding forever-wild protections to Grand Lake Reserve.

New Research Reveals Vast Landscapes in the Northeast Suitable for Cougars

New research published by Northeast Wilderness Trust, Panthera and other national and international partners reveals seven northeastern landscapes, collectively spanning nearly 45,000 square miles, each large enough and wild enough to potentially host healthy cougar populations.

Upland and freshwater tidal lands protected as forever-wild in Pittston, Maine

Thanks to generous landowners, Northeast Wilderness Trust acquired 260 acres with a freshwater tidal zone and a 1.5-mile stretch along the Eastern River, establishing the Tidal Bends Wilderness Preserve.

Success for Blue Mountain Wilderness Sanctuary

Northeast Wilderness Trust has purchased more than 830 acres in Ryegate, Vermont, to create the Blue Mountain Wilderness Sanctuary.

Partnership Protects 3,223 Acres in Maine

Northeast Wilderness Trust partners with Frenchman Bay Conservancy on Whalesback forever-wild easements near Maine’s coast.