• 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!

Connecticut’s Lower Farmington River provides a home to the federally endangered dwarf wedgemussel. Hear from a team that hopes this river will one day be designated as a National Wild and Scenic River.

Researchers desperately race the clock to find a cure for white-nose syndrome, a fungus that has decimated bat populations in the northeast. Read how one National Wildlife Refuge tried a novel way to provide a safe haven for hibernating bats.

Fisheries manager Shane Titus had never even heard of an eastern hellbender, but now he raises these rare salamanders at the Seneca Nation of Indians rearing facility in western New York.