• 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!

Biologists from the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex partnered with the Biodiversity Research Institute to study bat populations on Long Island. They were looking for the presence of the Northern long-eared bat, a federally threatened species. Here’s what they found.

Curious how you can help pollinators where you live? We show you how to convert your backyard space into a pollinator garden this summer.

Have you ever held a juvenile brook trout in your hand? Up until last week my answer to that would have been no. This week was the huge culmination of work going on in K-12 classrooms across the country. Trout in the Classroom is an environmental education program in which students in grades K-12 get the chance to raise trout from eggs to fry (a juvenile fish). These students are responsible for… Read More