Monarch butterfly

Battle for Butterflies

By Laura Tangley

The fight to bring back North America's dwingling migratory monarchs

Native Landscaping

Redefining Curb Appeal

By Tom Oder

The movement to replace front lawns with native plants


Give Them a Break

By Michael Lipske

Why it makes sense to make way for opossums in your garden

Smart Plants

Smarty Plants

By Janet Marinelli

New studies explore the "brains" behind plant behaviors


Special Report: Five Years After the BP Oil Spill

By Melissa Gaskill

Wildlife still suffering in the Gulf of Mexico

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Wildlife Gardening

Carolina Chickadee by Doug Tallamy

Why Birds Need Native Trees

The Carolina chickadee is giving scientists a model to study the impact of nonnative trees on the food available for breeding songbirds.

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Stellar sea lion

Ten Animals Striking a Pose

Some animals in the entries to our annual National Wildlife Photo Contest look like they're almost posing for the photographers. See the gallery and get some ideas for your own wildlife photos.

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California Red-legged Frog

Ten Tips to Give Frogs a Landing Pad

Creating a small wetland is easier than you think and can go a long way to help struggling amphibians and other wildlife.‚Äč

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Birds & Birding

Painted Bunting by Howard Cheek

Top Spring Birding Spots

Six distinguished birders reveal their favorite places to watch birds during their spring migration.

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