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Bison Release Painting, Arturo Garcia

Home at Last

By Judith Kohler

After 131 years, bison return to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, helping restore an ecosystem—and heal the past.

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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

Arrested Recovery

The spectacular comeback of the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle has hit a roadblock, with the 2010 Gulf oil spill fingered as a primary suspect.


Beaver building Dam

Beavers as Ecopartners

These aquatic mammals are helping restore parched ecosystems in the West.​

Natural Wonders

Total Solar eclipse

The Day the Sun Disappears

It’s coming! On August 21, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will cross our nation.​

Public Lands

Bison in Grand Teton National Park

Living Legacy

The U.S. National Park Service celebrates more than a century of conservation—and struggles to sustain its mission.

Animal Behavior

Dung Beetle

Animal Navigators

Biologists are discovering new details about how wild species find their way around.

Animal Puzzler


What is This?

Test your wildlife knowledge. Can you guess what animal this is?

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