Welcome to the Northeast Region Multimedia page. Here you can find videos, slide shows and audio files created by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees on a variety of topics. Learn more about what the USFWS does, meet some of the people behind the scenes, or discover new facts
National Wildlife Refuge System Vision Conference
Sharon Marino, Project Leader for the Southern New England New York Bight Costal Program, discusses the upcoming Vision Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.
Monarch butterfly on a New England aster. Credit: Greg Thompson/USFWS
Monarch Butterfly Migration at Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge
Check out this year's monarch butterfly migration at Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge! The high concentration of butterflies in the video is due to a coastal storm which held them up temporarily on the island.
Take a look at how bioengineering techniques are used to stabilize the banks both up and downstream of the Kalifornsky Beach Road culvert replacement project in Alaska. Replacing the existing 9 foot culvert with an 18 foot diameter culvert and reducing erosion and sedimentation through bioengineering will improve the stream benefiting native salmon.
Watch alewife take advantage of the renovated fishway on the Presumpscot River’s Highland Lake Dam in Westbrook, Maine. This project restored access to upstream nursery and spawning habitat. It returned herring upstream of the dam. And, it will help the herring population survive into the future.
Bride Brook Restoration Project. Steve Gephard, CTDEP
Whose wife is an alewife?
Catch the April return of alewife to Bride Brook, outlet to Bride Lake, in East Lyme, Connecticut. High spring flow creates turbid water as thousands of herring migrate upstream to spawn. See how their spawning run has been made considerably easier this year by fish passage improvements.
The North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative
November 20, 2009
On November 20, Northeast Regional Director Marvin Moriarty hosted partners from 17 organizations to start developing a North Atlantic landscape conservation cooperative (LCC), which will include portions of twelve states from Maine to Virginia. Watch the video to see several of our partners talk about the benefits of LCCs.
USFWS Podcast - Karner Blue Butterfly Conservation in New Hampshire
Hosted by Michael Amaral - Endangered Species Biologist - New England Field Office
Learn about the Karner Blue Conservation Easement, located in Concord, NH and managed by Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. This is important habitat for the Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) and its host food plant, the state-threatened wild blue lupin (Lupinus perennis).
Wetlands at Great Meadows NWR.Credit: John and Karen Hollingsworth
An Interview with Ralph Tiner
Ralph Tiner, National Wetlands Inventory Coordinator for the Northeast Region, on mapping the nation's wetlands, changes in wetlands over the past 30 years, creating wetlands, trend analysis on Long Island and Delaware, and pilot projects.