U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Two studies funded through Hurricane Sandy relief aid are helping land managers understand the importance of local nesting habitat within the broader range of the piping plover, which is on the Federal Threatened and Endangered Species List.

Rhode Island’s rivers, which have been used and abused in the past, are gaining new life as dams are removed and disposal practices change. This is good news for wildlife and people alike.

If you happened to be at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge just before the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Joaquin, you would have witnessed coastal resilience science in action.