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National Wildlife April May 2020 Cover

Read all the compelling stories in the new issue of National Wildlife!

  • Lisa Moore, Editorial Director
  • National Wildlife
  • Apr 01, 2020

Perched on a barberry branch, a Baltimore oriole begins her nest building with a delicate strand of horse hair. Photographer Sandra Rothenberg caught the moment near her rural Pennsylvania home.

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Rarely garnering public concern, thousands of native-plant species are at risk of extinction.

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  • Kristan Uhlenbrock
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Protecting and restoring Gulf habitat will help manatees survive in a changing climate.

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  • Doreen Cubie
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A leading homebuilder joins forces with NWF to create new wildlife habitat nationwide.

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  • Delaney McPherson
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How places of worship are gardening to benefit wildlife

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The dead leaves, dried stems and yard debris of winter sustain a host of wildlife species.

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An Eye for Delightful Detail

  • Lisa Moore
  • Wildlife Photography
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Winners of the 2019 Garden for Wildlife photo contest reveal nature’s subtle grace.

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  • Photograph by Nicole Sudduth
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Sandhill cranes take a Canada goose gosling under their wing.

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A chameleon takes a refreshing backyard dip.

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