Episode 45: Shelby Perry on Wildlands Philanthropy In The Northeastern United States
Shelby Perry is the Stewardship Director at Northeast Wilderness Trust, whose mission is to conserve forever-wild landscapes for nature and people.
She received her master’s degree from the University of Vermont’s field naturalist program, and holds a bachelors in environmental engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
A Vermont native, she has also lived and worked in the Adirondacks, California, the Caribbean, Wyoming, and West Africa, where she served a term in the US Peace Corps. In her free time Shelby enjoys hiking far away from trails, swimming in mountain streams, and identifying mysterious plants, fungi, and slime molds.
- What does a Rewilding-focused wildlands philanthropy organization do?
- Buying and protecting key lands and allowing them to rewild largely on their own.
- The meaning of protecting forests that won’t rewild to old growth in our lifetime.
- Northeast Wilderness Trust 2019 Year in Review
- NWT 5 Year Strategic Plan
- Bramhall Wilderness Preserve In Progress: Habitat for Moose, Brook Trout, Mature Forest Birds, and More
- Update on Bramhall Wilderness Preserve!
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