Land & Conservation


The Birdman of Honduras

Lloyd Davidson has always been prone to wanderlust and wild ideas, but even those who know the Tennessee native could never have predicted he’d be the best hope to save the scarlet macaw

Land & Conservation

The Wild Story of a Whimbrel Migration Mystery

How a Southern scientist discovered the secret spot where tens of thousands of rare shorebirds recuperate

Land & Conservation

A Day Tracking Diamondbacks

Getting up close with the world’s largest rattlesnake in South Carolina’s pine savannas

Land & Conservation

At Ninety-Seven, This Former Maryland State Senator is Still Fighting for the Chesapeake Bay

Bernie Fowler will don his iconic white sneakers for the 34th annual Patuxent River Wade-In

Land & Conservation

Cicadas Will Disappear as Suddenly as They Came

But there’s a surprising way scientists—and trees—will remember they were here


Peacocks in a Kaleidoscope of Color

Steel, midnight, peach, hazel, platinum, taupe, jade—driven by the thrill of creation and discovery, the Missouri farmer Brad Legg has almost single-handedly spurred the proliferation of crazy-colored peacocks