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National Wildlife magazine June-July 2022 cover featuring Rock Harbor

The Fresh Water Issue: Saving The Stuff Of Life

  • Lisa Moore, Editorial Director
  • National Wildlife
  • Jun 10, 2022

On the cover: Surrounded by the waters of Lake Superior, Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park is a roadless haven for wildlife. Photo by Viktor Posnov (Alamy Stock Photo).

Featured Stories

A Potent Promise

  • Glenn Watkins
  • Conservation
  • June 9, 2022

In 1972, passage of the Clean Water Act launched a new era of hope for American waters

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Lakes on the Line

  • Drew YoungeDyke
  • Conservation
  • June 9, 2022

The Great Lakes have made huge environmental gains during the past 50 years—but today, new challenge...

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Sustaining Fresh Waters

  • Glenn Watkins
  • Conservation
  • June 9, 2022

Without strong protection for wetlands and streams, wildlife populations can plunge

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Manatee Emergency

  • Divya Abhat
  • Animals
  • June 9, 2022

Florida’s beloved sea mammals are starving as seagrasses dwindle

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News of the Wild

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • June 9, 2022

Giraffe grandmothers, bird avoidance and whale poop

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Silent Sparks

  • By Sara Lewis // Photographs by Radim Schreiber
  • Animals
  • April 1, 2022

A firefly expert shares her wisdom—and worries—about the insects

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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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Garden Champion

  • Julia Jeanty
  • Making A Difference
  • April 1, 2022

Growing community bonds, one tomato at a time

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A wildlife-friendly lawn?

  • Doreen Cubie
  • Garden for Wildlife
  • April 1, 2022

How you manage your lawn can make a real difference for wildlife

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Shared Memory: In the Swim

  • Lisa Moore
  • PhotoZone
  • June 9, 2022

Climate change and fisheries

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Gotcha!

  • Lisa Moore
  • Garden Photography
  • April 1, 2022

Garden photo contest winners

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Nature's Witness: Blissing Out

  • Photo by Julian Rad
  • PhotoZone
  • April 1, 2022

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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