U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

Patty Morrison of Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge has been selected as a 2016 Recovery Champion for her leadership in recovering endangered freshwater mussels.

Just this winter, walleye spawning beds were installed to improve suitable spawning habitat in a tributary to the St. Lawrence River. Already, there has been a hopeful tale of success!

Ever had a lane closure keep you from getting where you want to go? We wonder if this is how salmon feel when they reach those small openings under a road....