The Waterman Fund fosters the spirit of wildness and conserves the alpine areas of these incredible mountains.

Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering

The 11th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held in Lake Placid, NY, October 25th-27th.

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 the Northeastern U.S. and Canada. Grants are awarded for education & outreach, trail maintenance, and research..

Alpine Essay Contest

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

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Waterman Fund Strategic Plan 2015-2020

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