Tag Archive for: Rewilding

Nearly 5,000 acres of remote Vermont forest protected

A block of over 4,700 acres of wilderness and managed forests in Richford and Jay has been permanently protected, the Vermont Land Trust (VLT), The Nature Conservancy in Vermont (TNC) and Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT) announced today.

Sargent Hill Wilderness Preserve, a bastion of biodiversity, is protected as forever-wild in Hubbardton, Vermont

Northeast Wilderness Trust has announced the creation of the Sargent Hill Wilderness Preserve. Support for the project was provided by a generous donation of 200 acres by the Ferguson family as well as support from individual donors and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Vermont.

Great Oaks Wilderness Preserve: 553 acres of resilient and mature forest protected as forever-wild in Maine

Northeast Wilderness Trust has announced the creation of the Great Oaks Wilderness Sanctuary. This diverse and exemplary landscape has been permanently protected as forever-wild. Support for the project was provided by a generous donation of land by the Lougee Family; a dedicated fund at Northeast Wilderness Trust for the establishment of wilderness sanctuaries; as well as support from individual donors.

Children’s Woods & Carey Park Easement: Wilderness within reach

“Each town should have a park, or rather a primitive forest of five hundred or a thousand acres, where a stick should never be cut for fuel, a common possession forever, for instruction and recreation.” Henry David Thoreau, Journal. October 15, 1859

Northeast Wilderness Trust hosts first Learning Circle book group

Northeast Wilderness Trust is launching our first Learning Circle book group in January 2024.

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New Poem Inspired by Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve

Poet Sean Prentiss has shared a new poem, “World Grow Wild”, written during his time in residency at Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve.

Some Wild Words We Love

The Wilderness Trust strives for language that embodies reciprocity, relationship, and kinship—reflecting a worldview that recognizes our species as but one member in the great community of life.

Wildlands in New England: Webinar

Register for the May 31 webinar to learn about the Wildlands in New England report, the first study of its kind to map and characterize all forever-wild lands in the Northeast.

2022 Annual Report

Explore our 2022 Annual Report for stories on 20 years of wilderness conservation: thinking in tree time, rewilding forests, a new ecology program, and more.

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.