Power Plants: Why Keystone Natives Matter
On the cover: In Minnesota, a panicled aster provides pollen for a hairy-belted miner bee, one of 50 specialist bee species nurtured by American asters in the genus Symphyotrichum nationwide. Photo by Heather Holm.
Taking the Land to Heart
Led by Chad Brown, founder of the nonprofit Love is King, diverse groups of people explore the timeless magic of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—and share their impressions with the world
WildLive: Love is King
Join National Wildlife magazine for a discussion with Chanté Coleman, NWF’s vice president of equity and justice, hip-hop artist Mic Crenshaw and Love Is King Founder Chad Brown.
The growers who run native plant nurseries are vital to wildlife gardening and to restoring lost habitats
All native species matter, but some natives—called keystone plants—support more wildlife than others
The growers who run native plant nurseries are vital to wildlife gardening and to restoring lost hab...Read More
All native species matter, but some natives—called keystone plants—support more wildlife than othersRead More
Seeding a Tradition
Gardeners share the joy of creating lush wildlife oases in their own backyardsRead More
A firefly expert shares her wisdom—and worries—about the insectsRead More
News of the Wild
How habitats help diversity, hummingbirds' sense of smell and stopping the spread of invasive plantsRead More
Bugs in the System
Spotted lanternflies are eating their way across AmericaRead More
Growing community bonds, one tomato at a timeRead More
A wildlife-friendly lawn?
How you manage your lawn can make a real difference for wildlifeRead More
Shared Memory: Garden Invitation
Inaugurating a movementRead More
Garden photo contest winnersRead More
Nature's Witness: Blissing Out
Nature's Witness: Stately Fellow
A bewhiskered seal has his portrait takenRead More
Five ways to participate in the 10th annual celebration!Read More
Take the Clean Earth Challenge and help make the planet a happier, healthier place.Learn More
Promoting more-inclusive outdoor experiences for allRead More
A groundbreaking bipartisan bill aims to address the looming wildlife crisis before it's too late, while creating sorely needed jobs.Read More
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.