Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering

Northeast Alpine Stewardship Gathering-2015

Our biennial meetings are designed for alpine researchers, managers, and stewards to share information, expand their training, and improve the understanding and stewardship of the alpine areas of Northeastern North America.


The 12th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering will be held on October 14-16, 2022 at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee, Vermont. The gathering is being hosted by the Green Mountain Club. Please check back for additional details.


Call For Abstracts

The Waterman Fund is accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations on topics regarding alpine stewardship and wilderness management in the Northeastern United States and Canada. The submission deadline is September 1st, 2022. Please view the Call For Abstracts page.




Past Gatherings


The 11th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held on October 25-27 at the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York. The gathering was hosted by the Adirondack Mountain Club, in partnership with the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and The Waterman Fund. You can review the 2019 Program.


The 10th Northeast Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held on April 27-29 at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee, VT. The gathering is being hosted by The Waterman Fund, in partnership with the USFS and MERE. You can review the program here.


The 9th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held on November 6-8 in the shadows of Katahdin at the New England Outdoor Center, Millinocket, Maine. See the 2015 Alpine Steward Newsletter (page 11) for a description of the weekend’s events.


The 8th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held on November 1-3 at Sargent Center, Hancock, NH.. The title was The Alpine: Bellwether of Change. The Gathering was hosted by the MERE Project and the Environmental Studies Department at Antioch University New England. Key addresses were offered by Michael Jones and Liz WilleyEastern Alpine Guide: A Vision for Collaborative Conservation; Amy Seidl – Environmental Pragmatism and Stewardship in the 21st Century. Read more about the Gathering here ›


The 7th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering  was hosted by the Green Mountain Club at their headquarters in Waterbury Center, Vermont.


The 6th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering took place in the Adirondacks and was hosted by the Adirondack Mountain Club. Information about the Gathering is available by contacting us.


The 5th Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering was held on June 8-9, and was hosted by Acadia National Park

"On behalf of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Trails Department, I would like to make a donation to help support this fund that will help to continue the work Laura and Guy pioneered in the Northeast mountains."

Andrew Norkin
White Mountains Trail Manager
Appalachian Mountain Club