Tag Archive for: Rewilding

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Northeast Wilderness Trust Honored at Adirondack Council’s “Forever Wild Day”

Board members and staff gathered at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid, NY on Saturday, July 13 to receive the Adirondack Council’s “Conservationist of the Year” award.

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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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New Addition to Largest Non-Governmental Wilderness in Vermont

Northeast Wilderness Trust, a regional land trust based in Montpelier, VT, has purchased 160 acres of forestland surrounded on three sides by its 6,097-acre Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve.

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Northeast Wilderness Trust hosts second Learning Circle book group

Sign up to join Northeast Wilderness Trust’s second Learning Circle book group. 

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Help Protect an Important Wildlife Linkage in New York

This unique, low-elevation habitat will only prove more valuable over time as resilient forever-wild landscapes adapt to climate change. Will you help Northeast Wilderness Trust continue its growing legacy of wilderness land protection in the Northeast? You can help by donating to this campaign to Save Little River.

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.

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.