• 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!

People across the region, including scientists, mobilized to help coastal communities after Hurricane Sandy. Their mission was to investigate how to strengthen our natural defenses to storms.

Thirty-three U.S. states and five Canadian provinces have reported the presence of white-nose syndrome or the fungus that causes it since WNS was discovered in 2007.

With millions of insect-eating bats killed by white-nose syndrome (WNS), what is the impact on agriculture? Kate Harms wants to find out. She’s the principal investigator on Rodale Institute’s project on bats as biological controls of insect pests, which uses bat call detectors to identify where bats are active and installs several configurations of bat boxes to measure their use by roosting and breeding bats. Goals of the project at Quiet Creek… Read More