Witches’ Broom and the Conservation of “Ugly”

Should we kill trees because they’re ugly? At one point, conservationists did.

Matthew L. Miller

Condor Spotting: Wildlife Watching and Optimism

Searching for California condors is a lesson in hope.

Matthew L. Miller

Where to See a Moose

A moose spotter’s guide to the best parks and preserves.

Matthew L. Miller

Rebalancing Water and Land Use for Nature and People in California

Examining how ecological restoration efforts – rewilding – could recover the San Joaquin’s natural diversity and ensure the long-term health and productivity of farms and the local communities they support.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Helping Birds Adapt to Climate Change in the Nevada Desert

Planting trees to help birds adapt to climate change is the latest chapter in a history of Amargosa River conservation.

Matthew L. Miller

Visiting US National Parks (Virtually)

Check out this treasure trove of virtual nature experiences — from sound libraries, to web cams, to virtual events at US national parks.

Cara Cannon Byington

Camera Trap Chronicles: Phantom Canyon Preserve

Camera traps reveal the wildlife secrets of Phantom Canyon Preserve in Colorado.

Matthew L. Miller

Life, Death & Bird Cam Drama at the Great Salt Lake

Season two of the Utah kestrel cam returns, with more drama than ever. Tune in now to see chicks in the nest!

Larisa Bowen

The Evolution of Eating in Bear Country

Once, people came to Yellowstone not to see bears, but to feed bears.

Kris Millgate

The Ultimate Guide to Yellowstone Wildlife Viewing

Everything you need to see great wildlife responsibly in Yellowstone National Park.

Matthew L. Miller

Could Red Wiggler Worms Eliminate Stinky Campground Toilets?

The least fun part of summer camping? Smelly toilets. But a scent-free future may lie with a humble worm.

John McCoy

The Path Less Instagrammed

Social media sites are exponentially increasing the number of people at some of the world’s most famous outdoor places. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Christine Peterson