Places We Protect

Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area


View from the stern of a canoe as the boat moves toward the setting sun.
Lovely Evening Paddling toward the sunset on a remote lake in the Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area. © Ian Patterson

The Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area contains the highest concentration of pristine, remote ponds in New England, and thousands of acres of mature forests.

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We have protected over 1.7 million acres in Maine. We steward over 75 nature preserves, work to protect wildlife and their habitats, and support sustainable nature-based livelihoods.