• 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!

If you like wildlife web cams – or even just cute animals – you’ll love this. Since April, people tuned in to the Delaware (DNREC) Falcon Cam have watched adult peregrine falcons care for their chicks. They’ll be spreading their wings for adulthood soon, so our biologist Craig Koppie banded them Tuesday to collect important data.

UPS will be making an unusual 65-pound delivery tomorrow to the Buffalo Zoo. Kali, an orphaned polar bear cub, is flying as a VIP cargo passenger from the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, complete with his own tracking number.

The Madison cave isopod isn’t cute and fluffy, but protecting this crustacean means safeguarding our water supply. After surviving millions of years, it now resides in only a few underground caves and aquifers.