• 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!

Partners in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are commemorating Chesapeake Bay Awareness week on the heels of a new milestone: a strategic plan to identify and implement restoration priorities across agencies.

Begin your next outdoor adventure during National Fish and Boating Week. Learn everything you need know here!

Wildlife refuges are often invisible to those who don’t seek them out. But they serve an important function, both as havens for animals and as testbeds for conservation practices. To restore the Northeast’s rivers, there’s no better place to start.