• Driven by instincts and a pickup truck: An Atlantic salmon’s journey towards recovery

    That’s how many Atlantic salmon make their way to spawning habitat in Lake Champlain’s tributaries nowadays. Learn why this species disappeared from the lake in the 19th century, and how it is making a comeback today thanks to collaboration by partners in the basin.

  • Welcome to our blog!

    We’re dedicated to conserving the nature of the Northeast. Our mission is to work with others to protect fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats from Virginia north to Maine.

  • My life after the internship

    We’re checking in with our past interns to find out what they’ve been up to since their last internship with us. Find out where they are now since they fled the nest!

Professors and students from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry work to conserve piping plovers along the shores of New Jersey and Lake Ontario.

JoAnna Marlow gets hands on with environmental education at Patuxent Research Refuge.

Relying on patience and teamwork, a summer outreach intern takes to the field for the first time in search of a tiny turtle.