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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. 

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz

Become a nature detective and a citizen scientist by participating in the Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz from August 2023 through July 2024.

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.

Rewilding In Practice

Learn how NEWT is bringing rewilding ideas to life at two wilderness preserves.

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.