On the Hunt for Green Iguanas

Amid a boom of invasive iguanas in Florida, a food writer and novice lizard hunter tries her hand at thinning the population


Sportsmen Look to Repair and Rebuild after Ida Swamps Fishing Communities

“It was ruthless and the baddest damn storm I’ve ever been through”

Sporting Scene

On Ducks and Drought

What we know—and what we don’t—about this year’s duck season

Food & Drink

Bourbon-and-Butter Goose Breast

A simple and satisfying post-hunt recipe from the founder of Black Duck Revival

Land & Conservation

Seven Culturally Significant Plants to the Chickasaw People

An ethnobotanist shares some of the surprising ways the Chickasaw used wax myrtle, sassafras, and yaupon holly

The Wild South

Watch Now: What’s in My Dove Bucket?

Our Wild South columnist shows you the items he always brings along to the dove field

The Wild South

Hank Shaw’s Ultimate Guide to Seafood

The latest cookbook from the wild foods maestro covers just about everything that swims. Plus: Get his recipe for pickled shrimp

Sporting Scene

Lobbing for Bobwhites

Making a difference for wild quail has never been easier

The Wild South

Knives Every Southerner Needs

Handy blades for the woods, water, kitchen, and pocket


A New Fly Rod Worth Wanting

The latest from Orvis, the Helios 3 Blackout, makes the right kind of waves

The Wild South

A Plea for Florida

Dying manatees, red tide, washed-up fish—the Sunshine State is at a tipping point

Good Dog

The Canine Retiree

A skittish stray becomes a senior community’s pet pandemic project


The Southerners Set to Rock the Summer Olympics

Ten stellar athletes from across the region to pull for in Tokyo

Land & Conservation

The Tiny Island Where Thousands of Purple Martins Fly

Summer means nests in gourd birdhouses and one South Carolina lake that birds can’t resist

Land & Conservation

A Mysterious Beach Discovery on Hilton Head

The island’s sea turtle patrol is searching for the owner of a vessel made with love

Land & Conservation

Orphaned Baby Terrapins Get an Unlikely Second Chance

When a mama turtle carrying seven eggs was killed by a car, the South Carolina Aquarium stepped in


The Lone Star State’s Latest Football Phenom

In a state that produces the nation’s most elite high school quarterbacks, all eyes in Texas have been on Quinn Ewers. But the player with the trademark blond mullet and the rocket-launcher arm seems to be one of the few not buying into the hype

Arts & Culture

From Art to Oyster Reef

A Florida sculptor and North Carolina inventors team up to create an eye-catching and eco-friendly installation

The Wild South

Southern Conundrum: Is It Okay to Toss Leftover Food Overboard?

What should you do with orange peels, sandwich scraps, and the like when you’re out on the boat? Our Wild South columnist weighs in

Land & Conservation

Meet One of the South’s Rarest Butterflies

Once down to four individuals, the endangered Schaus swallowtail is making a comeback—thanks to the work of Florida biologists