• 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!

When contaminants get into the water system, some people might assume that standard water treatment techniques would make that water free from potential contamination.

The truth is, it is not that simple.

Today we’re celebrating Marty Miller, the Northeast Region’s Chief of the Division of Endangered Species, as the recipient of one of the 10th Annual U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Awards.

It’s still winter in Northern Vermont, and for the biologists that study Canada lynx and snowshoe hare, freezing temperatures and deep snow are just part of a day’s work in the Nulhegan Basin.