• 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!

Wildlife biologist Emarie Ayala-Diaz shares her tale of two enchanted islands and her love of the beach that connects them.

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex staff recently received the Service’s prestigious Rachel Carson Award for Scientific Excellence. Learn how they have worked for over 25 years to identify threats and protect birds like the Atlantic puffin, razorbill and Arctic tern.

What happens when a fisheries biologist returns home to help stock fish he dreamed to catch as a child? Take a walk down memory lane with Larry Miller to see what the future holds for lake trout in the lower Great Lakes.