U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


An atlantic salmon, pre-smolt. (via USFWS)

That’s how many Atlantic salmon make their way to spawning habitat in Lake Champlain’s tributaries nowadays. Learn why this species disappeared from the lake in the 19th century, and how it is making a comeback today thanks to collaboration by partners in the basin.


We found a good use for an old landfill in Vermont. Read how what was once a dumping ground is now attracting beautiful wildlife.

A male brown-belted bumble bee. Photo credit: Kent McFarland, Vermont Center for Ecostudies.

What’s happening to all the bees in Vermont? Read how The Vermont Bumble Survey is looking to answer this question and put a conservation plan into action.