• 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!

Yesterday, we celebrated the first step to removing the huge Great Works Dam on the Penobscot River. Today, you’ll hear from the head of our Maine field office, Laury Zicari.

Rivers connect us–and rivers broken by dams affect us. Learn how both people and wildlife will benefit by reconnecting the Penobscot River!

Rivers are one of the threads of life that connect us all. See how we are working with partners to maintain this delicate thread.