Home on the Sage

By Ted Williams

A historic effort to conserve sagebrush habitat has kept the greater sage-grouse off the U.S. endangered species list, raising hopes—and questions—about new approaches to species conservation


A Flight for Their Lives

By Doreen Cubie

Millions of bats have died from white-nose syndrome, but scientists are striving to slow the fungus down


Loss of the Wild

By Brandon Butler

The rise of private industry to breed, sell and shoot captive cervids is raising concerns about disease—and harming the nation’s hunting heritage

Beyond Politics

By Adam Kolton

It’s critical that the nation’s next administration and Congress tackle our toughest conservation challenges—leaving a legacy for wildlife


When Birds Become Bird Food

Margaret A. Barker

Hawks are capitalizing on the abundance of prey attracted to backyard bird feeders

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Wildlife Gardening

Marbled salamander

Why You Should Leave the Leaves

Savvy gardeners know that keeping fallen leaves on their property benefits wildlife and the environment.

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Gentoo Penguin and nearby photographer

Nature Photography!

See some stunning images from past National Wildlife Photo Contests.

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mule deer

Mule Deer on the Move

Read about the longest land migration in the Lower 48 and what is causing the decline of these iconic western animals.‚Äč

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Birds & Birding

Atlantic Puffins

Nesting Birds Caught in the Act

From courtship to nesting to rearing young, photographs from our members capture magic moments in the lives of breeding birds.

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