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

Gardening For Change

Gardening for Climate Change

By Cynthia Berger

As more and more birds alter their ranges to cope with a warming climate, you can take steps in your yard to help the animals survive

Bumble Bees

The Buzz About Bumblebees

By Laura Tangley

Across North America and beyond, many bumblebees are in trouble, but the good news is that gardeners can help these critical pollinators


Communities Gone Wild

By Doreen Cubie

From tiny towns to major cities, NWF community habitats nurture native wildlife nationwide


A League of Their Own

By Michael Lipske

As urban raccoon populations grow, biologists are discovering these masked carnivores lead surprising lives

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

Monarch caterpillar by Kimberly R. Brook

Catering to Butterfly Royalty

Gardeners can help monarch butterflies by planting the native milkweeds their larvae depend on.

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California poppies, Montana De Oro State Park

How To Take Flower Portraits

Spring has sprung and it's prime time for flower photography! Here's 8 tips for capturing the seasonal beauty with your camera.

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Cottontail rabbit

What's Hopping Down the Bunny Trail?

Ten things you may not know about rabbits, hares and pikas.

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Birds & Birding

American Redstart by Darlene Friedman

Top Spring Birding Spots

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

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