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.
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.
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!
These machines could move mountains. It’s hard to imagine that big, powerful machines like the Komatsu Excavator and Pisten Bully are used to preserve a delicate marsh ecosystem. But elevation loss from rising seas and sinking land is a challenge facing many coastal marshes. During large storms, marshes act like buffers, absorbing major surges of floodwater. Over time, sand and sediment can get washed away from these areas. A lack of sediment… Read More
Riverbank erosion can pose a serious problem for farmers. Check out how Virginia Partners for Fish and Wildlife can help!
Ever want a position with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? Ever wonder if there was more to our work than biology?