Tag Archive for: Wildlife

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.

New research reveals broad public support for species restoration

New research conducted by Northeast Wilderness Trust in collaboration with national and international partners delves into the critical role of governance in addressing the biodiversity crisis in the United States.

Published in the journal BioScience, the newly released research paper “The role of governance in rewilding the United States to stem the biodiversity crisis” (Carlson et al. 2023) drew on survey results of 3,589

Northeast Wilderness Trust hosts first Learning Circle book group

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

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz: September Events

Get curious about turtles, amphibians, and late season pollinators with Northeast Wilderness Trust at two events on the land this fall.

Woodbury Mountain BioBlitz

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

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.

Flying through the Forest

These seldom-seen cousins of the more gregarious grey and red squirrels are sure to capture your imagination with their aerial flair, cozy wintertime cuddling, and pink—yes, pink—fluorescent bellies.