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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others,
to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and
their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 5
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Northeast Region encompasses
13 states from Maine to Virginia. More than 66 million people,
about a quarter of the nation's population, live within this area,
where the Service's nearly 1,000 employees work in the regional
headquarters, field offices, national wildlife refuges and fish
hatcheries. Many of these 140 facilities are open to visitors and
provide exciting opportunities for wildlife-dependent education,
recreation and interpretation.
U.S. Department of the Interior
As the nation's principal conservation agency, the U.S. Department
of the Interior has responsibility for most of our nationally owned
public lands and natural resources. From its establishment in 1849,
the Department has managed many varied programs including Indian
Affairs, administering land grants, improving historic western
emigrant routes, marking boundaries, and conducting research on
Connecticut River Coordinator's Office
Explore this site to see why so many different agencies, organizations,
and local citizens are working together to restore migratory fish,
like Atlantic salmon and American shad, to the Connecticut River.
Western New England Complex
The mission of the Western New England Complex is to protect, enhance
and conserve fish and wildlife resources in the Lake Champlain
watershed for public benefit by managing Fish and Wildlife Service
lands, supporting fish and wildlife restoration, providing technical
expertise in fish and wildlife conservation and management, enhancing
interagency cooperation and partnerships and better informing the
public about fish and wildlife resource issues.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fisheries Home Page
The Fisheries and Habitat Conservation Web Site contains a number
of links to fisheries topics.
Migratory Fish Return to the Connecticut River
Follow the spring run! Fish counts are updated daily (Mon-Fri) during
the spring and early summer.
Test Your Atlantic Salmon Biology!
Explore the fascinating lives of Atlantic salmon. Migratory fish
are some of our most interesting and important aquatic species.
This fact sheet has a full color picture and information on description,
life history, distribution, status, and restoration efforts.
Since 1993 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, working with a variety
of grassroots partner organizations, has been bringing “hands-on,
minds-on” watershed education to classrooms throughout New England
and New York. Participating students are given the opportunity
to raise rare Atlantic salmon in classroom incubators.
Berkshire Hatchery Foundation