The Waterman Fund fosters the spirit of wildness and conserves the alpine ecosystems of the Northeast.

The Alpine Steward Annual Newsletter

The Alpine Steward is published in the fall of every year. Read our latest issue and if you would like to receive a hardcopy of the Alpine Steward delivered to your mailbox, please join our Friends List.

Guy Waterman Award

This award is given annually to a person or organization who has demonstrated a long term commitment to protecting the physical and spiritual qualities of the mountain wilderness of the northeast U.S.

Waterman Fund Grants

Each year grants are awarded for projects that strengthen stewardship & understanding of alpine areas of northeastern U.S. and Canada. Grants are awarded for education and outreach, trail maintenance, and research.

Emerging Writers Essay Contest

Guy and Laura Waterman spent a lifetime reflecting and writing on the mountains of the Northeast. The Waterman Fund seeks to further their legacy through essays that celebrate this wilderness spirit.

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We are an all-volunteer organization and we want to hear from you!

Find Out Where We're Headed:

Read our Five-Year Strategic Plan