• 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!

As we celebrate National Police Week, we want to give a shout out to John Ross who was recently recognized as the Service’s regional Federal Wildlife Officer of the Year.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to conservation. But a new set of resources released this week complements the work of different agencies, organizations, and individuals engaged in conservation in the Northeast region.

A new inventory of modifications to beach and tidal inlet habitats from Maine to Virginia has given biologists valuable perspective on the condition and availability of habitat for the red knot and piping plover.