U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Video – Living on the beach may sound like a luxury to most people, but for the tiny Puritan tiger beetle it is the only way to survive. Get an up-close view of how we are helping endangered beetles re-establish populations in their sandy homes!

Cops and Bobbers, Hooks and Ladders! These city cops and firefighters took time out their day to make a natural connection with youth in their community. Read how a first time collaboration led to a day of fun and learning in Hartford, Connecticut.

Randy Dettmers shares a bird caught during a mist netting demonstration at Silvio Conte National Wildlife Refuge with a local high school student .

Randy Dettmers’ passion for biology and conservation led to his work for the past 16 years as a senior wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Migratory Bird program. As the designated landbird biologist, Dettmers is continuing that work today by managing a region-wide tidal marsh bird research project supported by Hurricane Sandy resilience funding.