The Myth of Suicidal Lemmings

It's one of the most enduring wildlife images: thousands of lemmings following each other over a cliff. One problem: it's not true. The real story of lemming migrations and "mass suicides."

Matthew L. Miller

The Amazing Lemming: The Rodent Behind the Snowy Owl Invasion?

Lemmings shape nearly every aspect of arctic ecosystems. Could their recent abundance also be a key factor in the snowy owl invasion occurring in the eastern United States?

Joe Smith

Chasing Cod: Tracking a Fish to Save an Industry

Cod is as much a part of Eastern Massachusetts as the Red Sox. But the fishery has been in long-term decline. Can tracking cod help save them...and an industry?

Misty Edgecomb

The Grouse in Winter

Self-made snow igloos, "reverse" migrations and big sagebrush. The unusual ways 3 grouse species survive and thrive in deep snow and frigid temperatures.

Matthew L. Miller

The Snipe Hunt: Myth and Reality

Snipe hunting is just a practical joke, right? Well, not quite. Ornithologist Joe Smith shows how ornithologists utilize "snipe hunting" tactics in their field research. Seriously.

Joe Smith

Bear Nap by the Camera Trap

Does a bear sleep in the woods? Camera Trap Chronicles features a time-lapse video of a black bear's ten hour nap underneath a camera trap.

Matthew L. Miller

Traveling Naturalist: Spotting Wild Jaguars

What naturalist wouldn't want to see a wild jaguar? There's one place where observing these big cats isn't a quixotic quest, but a realistic expectation. A journey to the extensive wetlands and rivers of Brazil's Pantanal.

Matthew L. Miller

Camera Trap Chronicles: The Mathews Mountains of Kenya

A camera trap survey in the Mathews Mountains of Kenya reveals mammals great and small. Join expedition Tim Boucher for a look at some of the most exciting photos and video of hyenas, lions and more.

Timothy Boucher

Snowy Owl Invasion!

The snowy owls are here -- especially if you live on the east coast! Birder extraordinaire Tim Boucher provides the latest on this natural phenomenon -- and how you can see this dramatic bird near you.

Timothy Boucher

Camera Trap Chronicles: Wildlife of North Idaho’s Working Forests

Grizzly bears and moose and flying squirrels, oh my. Check out the critters captured via camera trap images on Conservancy projects in North Idaho.

Matthew L. Miller

Will Polar Bears Die Out Because of Climate Change?

Everyone has heard that polar bears are threatened by climate change. But what does that mean, exactly?

Justine E. Hausheer

Wild Turkey Restoration: The Greatest Conservation Success Story?

Once, conservationists thought turkeys were doomed. Now, some consider the birds to be too abundant. How did we achieve this dramatic turn of events?

Matthew L. Miller