• 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!

The Service and partners are helping communities realize a new vision of healthy, safe and connected river systems for people and wildlife.

How a small preserve north of New York City kickstarted a multi-state conservation effort.
Hear from Stuart F. Gruskin at The Nature Conservancy in New York.

There’s a lot to love about the lore surrounding Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge…