• 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!

Nearly as diverse as the wildlife within the Tennessee River Basin are the people and organizations working to conserve it.

Over 24,000 Indiana bats once filled this cave in New York, but something changed in the winter of 2006-2007. The continued work of biologists could determine the future of bats.

In a special presentation for FWS staff, State Wildlife Action Plan coordinators from across the Northeast region showcased updated plans that outline strategies for protecting the most vulnerable species.