Green Frog

Enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest

Enter our 44th annual National Wildlife® Photo Contest today! A grand prize expense-paid trip to see polar bears and more than $6,000 in cash prizes and other gifts will be awarded

Bald eagle

NWF Member Photos Focus on Conservation

By Mark Wexler

A portfolio of striking images of vital keystone species and other animals the Federation is working to protect


Model Behavior: Crested Black Macaques

Photographs by Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers, Text by Laura Tangley

Wildlife photographers capture intimate portraits of one of the world’s most endangered monkeys

No Swan Song for Trumpeter

Photographs by Alexander Badyaev, Text by Roger Di Silvestro

A scientist takes the first photographs celebrating the return of the world’s largest waterfowl to Montana's Blackfoot River Valley

Sandhill Cranes-Kathee Johnson

Photo Contest Honorable Mentions

Slideshow by Thuy Senser

National Wildlife's editors selected these amazing images based on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit from more than 32,000 entries.

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Wildlife Gardening

Certified Wildlife Habitat sign by Thurston House

Welcoming Travelers and Wildlife

Planning a summer vacation? Certified by NWF, many inns and public facilities across the country offer visitors exceptional opportunities to see native species.

Visit Wildlife Gardening.


Stellar sea lion

10 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.

Visit PhotoZone.


Tiger Shark

Sharks and Wolves: Separated at Birth?

Predators in different ecosystems can have similar effects on their habitat, prey and other species.

Visit Animals.

Birds & Birding

Purple Martin by Patricia Sheley

Become a Purple Martin Landlord

Declining over parts of their range, these insect-eating, winged tenants need nest boxes now more than ever.

Visit Birds & Birding.


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