Posts by Brendan Wiltse

Funding Opportunity for Trail Projects 

In previous years the Waterman Fund has discussed providing larger grant awards towards trail projects to better serve the mission of the Fund. The Fund has cumulatively awarded over $22,000 towards trail projects since 2002, consisting of only 11% of the total grants awarded. These individual grants have been generally between $2,000- $3,000. As a…
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Mt. Mansfield Field Trip

July 13th, 2018 9am – 3pm Join Waterman Fund board members and field staff of the Green Mountain Club atop Mt. Mansfield. We will ascend via the toll road and then hike the remaining 1.3 miles to the summit. Along Mansfield’s sweeping alpine ridge-line we will be reviewing recent Waterman Fund grant work and highlighting…
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The Waterman Fund Opposes Proposed Cog Railway Hotel

The Waterman Fund was alarmed to hear of the Cog Railway’s proposal to build a 35-room hotel in the alpine zone of Mount Washington. This development would threaten the spirit of wildness found in New Hampshire’s alpine areas and raises significant concerns pertaining to the impact on surrounding ecological communities. While no formal application to…
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