U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


It’s been 70 years since the devastating Kennebunkport Fire in Maine, and this month we’re recognizing the first responders that raced through the area and the current staff that work to keep us safe.

Bringing nature to the students, and students to nature! Youth from 14 different countries planted pollinator gardens and visited Rachel Carson NWR this summer.

Susan Adamowicz at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Maine. Credit: USFWS

Salt marshes provide a natural defense against storms by buffering the force of both storm surges and storm waves — can they help us beat the climate change Godzilla?