U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


This year marks 50 years of Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, a southern Maine gem following in the footsteps of the famous conservationist.

Posting our #WednesdayWisdom on this Friday, May 27, so we can say, “Happy Birthday, Rachel Carson!” May 27, 2016 marks the 109th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson.

Researchers from several of our region’s National Wildlife Refuges, along with other partners, are using today’s tiny tagging technology to find out exactly what saltmarsh sparrows are up to!