• 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!

Department of Defense installations can be safe havens for rare wildlife, including the frosted elfin, a butterfly at risk of needing federal protection.

A year after a flood devastated White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery and surrounding community, rebuilding is near completion.

It’s National Pollinator Week and we’re celebrating the efforts of Union Elementary’s students and partners that transformed their school yard into a pollinator oasis!