U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


No matter what scale you work at in the 15-state Appalachian region, the new NatureScape landscape conservation design offers something for everyone to advance individual conservation goals while supporting the future of this treasured landscape.

People across the region, including scientists, mobilized to help coastal communities after Hurricane Sandy. Their mission was to investigate how to strengthen our natural defenses to storms.

Historic flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 revealed the danger of outdated bridges and culverts in New York. Today partners across the state are using collaborative resources to target these threats for the benefit of people, fish, and wildlife.