• 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!

No matter what scale you work at in the 15-state Appalachian region, the new NatureScape landscape conservation design offers something for everyone to advance individual conservation goals while supporting the future of this treasured landscape.

Chautauqua Creek had been prime habitat for steelhead and other fish. Years of construction projects, including dams and culverts, was limiting access to upstream habitat for spawning and recreational fishing opportunities.

December 21 marks the winter solstice and shortest day of the year! Find out how animals cope with winter conditions and colder temperatures.