• 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!

Join us as we welcome Nancy Finley to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge as the new Refuge Manager.

Tucked away at the Richard Cronin Aquatic Resource Center, the Puritan Tiger Beetle Recovery Project is a dedicated team of interns, volunteers and Service staff working to restore the species  

Bret Serbin explains how birds fuel up for flights spanning hundreds or even thousands of miles!