Smell a skunk? You’re not alone. Learn more about your urban nature.
What mammal do you most want to see in the wild? You can see many cryptic creatures, if you know where to travel and look.
Attempted baby bison rescues. Tourists falling into geysers. Do people no longer know how to behave in national parks?
This spring, well-meaning tourists tried to rescue a Yellowstone bison calf from the cold. It didn’t end well. What happens when we put our human narratives on the wild.
Move over grizzlies and bison. We’re looking for some of the more unusual national park wildlife encounters, from pupfish to endemic chipmunks to salamanders. How many have you seen?
An annual hunt for elk shed antlers in northeast Oregon provides outdoor family fun and benefits the local community.
Point Reyes National Seashore is recovering from an unusual invasive threat: non-native deer. Ted Williams reports.
Shrinking bison? One of the unexpected impacts of climate change is bison changing their diets. And it could in turn affect how we manage the prairie.
Recovery of black-footed ferrets seemed unlikely. Many environmentalists, including writer Ted Williams, considered the captive breeding program doomed. Thirty years later, Williams rethinks the situation for one of our most endangered animals.
A Subantarctic fur seal sets a new distance record. How did this critter get so far from home?
Join us for a naturalist's guide to the best night life on the planet. Grab a flashlight and join the party, with a guest list that includes aardvarks, rare wild cats, tree kangaroos and more.
Want to find antlers without bothering wildlife? Here's our guide to finding "sheds" in a forest or field near you. Learn a bit about deer, and it's easier than you think.