U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

After Hurricane Sandy, scientists discovered a hopeful sign in New Jersey: piping plover habitat that had been created by the storm.

Beaches, bagels, and ’burbs: the three B’s of Long Island. If you haven’t been to the island—like me, prior to this week—you probably associate the area with some of these trademarks....

Imagine yourself in the mist zone of a waterfall. You are surrounded by dense moss and vegetation and cascading dripping wet rocks. In Chittenango Falls State Park in upstate New York...