• 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!

Despite the cold weather, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge’s annual Spring into Nature event was a hit with over 600 visitors. Check it out!

Bret Serbin isn’t your typical conservationist! As the new Outreach Coordinator at the Long Island Field Office, Bret shares her experience as a writer while diving into the world of conservation.

This summer, students and volunteers will be surveying two isolated populations of puritan tiger beetles along the Connecticut River in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and one new site in Vermont in hopes of releasing more beetles back to the wild.