Land & Conservation

  • Land & Conservation

    The struggle to prove the majestic bird still exists has obsessed believers and exasperated doubters for a century. Now photographer Bobby Harrison is racing to document the species once and for all before the government declares it extinct


A kayaker paddles in a river with palm trees behind

Land & Conservation

Come for a maritime forest so lush it feels like a jungle, stay for the dreamy beach sunsets

Otter pups on a swing

Land & Conservation

The six youngsters enjoy wrestling, playing chase, bothering mom, taking naps, and eating treats at their coastal South Carolina home

A man with gator bite marks, stitched up, on his arm

Land & Conservation

Three weeks after the terrifying encounter, Will Georgitis shares why he can’t wait to get back in the water, plus safety tips for other river divers

Gardens

What to know to get ready, and one compelling reason not to sweep them from your yard

A male painted bunting

Land & Conservation

A songbird that looks dipped in paint, a delicate pink wader, and an iridescent duck—learn what gives these beautiful birds their color, plus how to spot them

CONSERVATION

Saving the Wild South

  • Land & Conservation

    Deep in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Roger Pinckney sits down with Bill Green––huntsman, horse whisperer, chef, and dog trainer––to hear what he’s learned from a lifetime on the land they both love


  • Land & Conservation

    For one Civil War relic collector, the past can be very much alive

  • Sporting Scene

    A sporting family cultivates a wildly beautiful retreat in the heart of the Texas prairie