When it comes to protecting the yellow-billed loon and other wildlife,
politics shouldn't trump science.
By David Seideman
How to measure success, Audubon style.
A flow of support for Maine's Atlantic salmon; bolstering biodiversity,
promoting peace in Korea; cracking down on the growing problem of ocean
pollution; and more.
They have long been considered
champion soil builders. But are these lowly creatures actually the bane,
not the benefactors, of ecosystems?
By Peter Friederici
Flights of Spring
On a marsh in northwestern Montana, the year's first Canada goose announces
the birth of the new season.
The Mad Gas Rush
Industry's frantic oil and gas grab in the Rocky Mountain West has been
a disaster for the region's wildlifenot to mention its ranchers.
A carrion-eating beetle; a stay-at-home smallmouth dad; an omnivore with
attitude; a "tears of blood" lizard; a fragrant "rampscallion."
When Nature Bites Back
Americans want to live in and around wild places. But when people and
predators start to rub shoulders, there can be dire, even tragic, consequences.
William Stott and the curriculum of conservation;
a base for nature in the Twin Cities; butterflying takes off at chapters
around the country.
thing this bedbug can't bite!
By Dennis Kunkel/Text by Les Line
For decades it was
a neglected, almost forgotten, part of the crowded sprawl of
East L.A. Now a revitalized Debs Park, with its new Audubon
center, has created a haven for wildlife and people.
By Dan Koeppel/photography
by Rob Howard
& Present Danger
Everyone loves a room with a view. Unfortunately, each year
windows take a terrible toll on birds. Today, after decades
of inattention, biologists and architects are casting new light
on an old problem.
David Malakoff/photography by Robert McCaw
Brake for Butterflies
More and more birders are being smitten
by an altogether new winged object of desire. So grab your binoculars
and join the butterfly revolution.
photo by James Balog
The Proof Is in the Pellet
In California's Central Valley, farmers,
high school students, and barn owls have joined forces in a whole
new kind of pest management. Does it work? They've got all the
evidence they need.
By Kenneth Brower/photography
by Angela Wyant
By using an antique photographic process, Texan Robb Kendrick
offers some decidedly fresh portraits of a bunch of thorny characters.
By Robb Kendrick/text by Peter Friederici
of the Loon
As industry mobilizes for a full-scale push into Alaska's vast
but fragile National Petroleum Reserve, the fate of the region's
wildlife, especially that of the remarkable but elusive yellow-billed
loon, could be hanging in the balance.
By Jeff Fair
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