• 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!

“We are the river,” says a tribal leader. Read why so many are seeking to restore this namesake river, Atlantic salmon and the circle of life in central Maine’s landscape.

Shutter speed. Aperture. Do you know what these terms mean? Lamar Gore tells us what we need to know to get the best shot before getting behind the camera outside.

“Meat fisherman” – it’s a label Chesapeake Bay coordinator Mike Slattery once wore with unabashed pride. Today he shares the experiences that have shaped him and driven his efforts to preserve wild things and places.