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National Wildlife’s 2017 photo contest winners

  • Lisa Moore
  • PhotoZone
  • Nov 15, 2017

“Beauty cooperated with me for a brief moment,” says Dave Weth, whose photo of a green sweat bee on a spiderwort in Illinois won First Place for Other Wildlife in our 2017 contest.

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Celebrating America’s “Great Land”

  • Mark Wexler
  • Conservation
  • October 19, 2017

In the 150 years since the United States purchased Alaska, Americans have taken extraordinary steps ...

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President's View: Making the Case for Conservation

  • Collin O’Mara, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Conservation
  • October 19, 2017

Building on America's conservation successes to protect a legacy of wildlife and wild lands

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Farewell to the World’s Smallest Tarantula?

  • Jane Schneider
  • Conservation
  • October 19, 2017

An endangered spider struggles to survive as the forest changes in its Appalachian home

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Bane—or Blessing?

  • Jaymi Heimbuch // Photographs by Suzi Eszterhas
  • Animals
  • October 19, 2017

How an urban rookery in California stirs both distress and delight

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Out of Time?

  • Lynne Warren // Photographs by David Moskowitz
  • Animals
  • October 19, 2017

Mountain caribou are vanishing, but conservationists aren’t giving up

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News of the Wild

  • Mark Wexler
  • Animals
  • October 19, 2017

Whale calves "whisper," one of the largest aerial migrations and more

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A Helping Hand for Early Bees

  • Janet Marinelli
  • Gardening
  • October 19, 2017

This fall planting season, don’t forget about flowers that early emerging pollinators need

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Worth Their Weight in Gold

  • Mark Wexler
  • Gardening
  • July 31, 2017

Belying a bad reputation, goldenrods do not trigger allergies—but do benefit pollinators

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Broader Role for Botanical Gardens

  • Doreen Cubie
  • Gardening
  • March 27, 2017

Once known for exotic plant collections, botanical gardens increasingly focus on native species

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Nature's Witness: Living Color

  • Photograph by Richard Herrmann
  • PhotoZone
  • October 19, 2017

A photographer captures a stunning image of a brittle star garden

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Shared Moment: You’re getting sleepy ...

  • Photograph by Erin Connor
  • PhotoZone
  • October 19, 2017

A photographer captures the penetrating gaze of a Galápagos short-eared owl

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Nature's Witness: Small Wonders

  • Photograph by Chris Helzer
  • PhotoZone
  • July 31, 2017

A photographer captures an image of a caterpillar as it enjoys a morning bite

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