Saving the Red Wolf

By Roger Di Silvestro

Coyotes and poaching threaten the only U.S. red wolf population, but NWF and its North Carolina affiliate are helping to save them

NWF Certified Community is the Cat's Cradle

By Cheryl Lyn Dybas

South Carolina’s Kiawah Island is home to one of the United States’ densest bobcat populations


Sea Change for Sea Turtles

By Doreen Cubie

Sea turtles nesting in the southeastern United States are recovering, but the ancient reptiles still face formidable threats


Dragonflies are Dangerous Beauties

By Natalie Angier

Despite their dainty appearance, these backyard visitors are voracious predators

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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