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The front cover of National Wildlife magazine's October-November 2022 issue

Fertile Legacy: Why Remnant Prairies are Worth Saving

  • Lisa Moore, Editorial Director
  • National Wildlife
  • Oct 01, 2022

On the cover: An upland sandpiper searches for insect prey on northern Missouri’s Dunn Ranch Prairie. Unlike most North American shorebirds, this species inhabits grasslands, avoiding wetland habitats. Photo by Noppadol Paothong

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Fertile Legacy

  • Brianna Randall
  • Conservation
  • October 4, 2022

When it comes to vanishing prairies, even the smallest remnants are worth saving

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On Climate’s Front Lines

  • Divya Abhat
  • Conservation
  • October 4, 2022

Indigenous Peoples face disproportionate impacts from climate change—and are using traditional knowl...

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Stress Test

  • Barry Yeoman
  • Conservation
  • October 4, 2022

New research tools help scientists measure stress in wildlife before their populations plummet

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Eavesdropping on an Elusive Cat

  • Cheryl Lyn Dybas
  • Science Sleuth
  • October 4, 2022

New research methods help scientists track the Canada lynx

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News of the Wild

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • October 4, 2022

Pumas keep ecosystems healthy, division of labor in plants and teaching bats navigation

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Hawai‘i’s Endangered Jewels

  • Jessica Snyder Sachs
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • August 2, 2022

A rescue mission to save Hawaiian tree snails from extinction

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Shift “Spring Planting” to Fall?

  • Doreen Cubie
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • October 4, 2022

Plants can benefit from a head start without summer’s heat

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Reconsidering Wasps

  • Laura Tangley
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • August 2, 2022

The much-maligned insects provide vital ecosystem services

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Coping with Extremes

  • Doreen Cubie
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • June 9, 2022

As the climate shifts, more gardeners will struggle with too little or too much rainfall

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Nature's Witness

  • Photo by Michelle Valberg
  • PhotoZone
  • October 4, 2022

Vision in White

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Shared Memory: Family Values

  • Lisa Moore
  • PhotoZone
  • October 4, 2022

Reflections on an age-old struggle

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Borneo Beckoning

  • Photographs by Chien Lee // Text by Lisa Moore
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  • August 2, 2022

A mission of visual discovery

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