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Conservation

Sporting

What Exactly Is a Horned Frog?

SuperFrog is ready for Monday’s big game between TCU and UGA. Here’s his backstory

Sporting

Hope on the Wing: A Falconer’s Story

Rodney Stotts’s journey with falconry means knowing when to let go

Home & Garden

Small Changes for a Healthier Yard

Regenerative farmers share tips for being a good steward of the soil

Land & Conservation

Inside Florida’s Hugely Ambitious Conservation Plan

Covering eighteen million acres, the Florida Wildlife Corridor keeps gaining ground

Books

A Bird-Watcher’s Epiphanies in the Blind

For a passionate birder, duck hunting triggers an unexpected lesson

Conservation

To Russia and Back: The Incredible Journey of a Pintail Duck

New data reveals flight trajectories far beyond what researchers previously imagined

Conservation

The Race to Save Florida Manatees

It’s all hands on deck to help the state’s struggling mammals

Conservation

The Tortoises of Camp Shelby

A Mississippi military base is giving baby gopher tortoises a head start

Land & Conservation

The Bizarre Prehistoric Sea Monster Discovered by a College of Charleston Paleontologist

Meet Serpentisuchops pfisterae, also known as snakey crocodile-face, a never-before-seen species of plesiosaur

Arts & Culture

The Making of Our October/November 2022 Cover

Photographer Kelley Luikey shares how she captured the perfect shot of roseate spoonbills coming in for landing

Editor's Letter

From the Editor: Making a Wild Difference

Celebrating the folks on the front lines of conservation

GARDEN & GUN PRESENTS

Ten Champions of Conservation

In a precarious time for our Southern ecosystems, these ten under-the-radar scientists, advocates, and groundbreakers are saving endangered butterflies, defending the Everglades, fighting for shorebirds, creating art that speaks from the heart, and more

Champions of Conservation

The Farmers’ Advocate

Savi Horne helps keep agriculture sustainable for Black farmers

Champions of conservation

Apostle of Ecotourism

Chris Crolley introduces people to the beauty of the Lowcountry—and saves critical species in the process

Field Guide

An Ode to Bald Cypress, Unsung Hero of Autumn

The sentinels of the swamp also look grand in a yard

Arts & Culture

Richard Powers’s Wild Voice

The novelist’s Great Smoky Mountains immersion laid the groundwork for his epic Pulitzer-winning tree novel. It also sparked a love affair between man and place that is upending Powers’s life and work

Conservation

The Fascinating Way Dolphins Dine in Charleston

The South Carolina Aquarium’s marine biologists are taking a closer look at the animals’ rare hunting techniques in urban estuaries

Conservation

How You Can Help Monarch Butterflies

The struggling butterflies have been placed on the endangered list by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Here’s what you can do to help

Conservation

Scientists Race to Restore Florida’s Nearly Extinct Reefs

One fragment at a time, the Mote Marine Laboratory is rebuilding the coral ecosystems of the Keys

This Land

Healing Hearts in the Everglades

Rebirth and reunions in the River of Grass