Virginia Wildlife Magazine

Virginia Wildlife is your ticket to learning more about Virginia’s spectacular wildlife, fisheries, and breathtaking habitats. Whether you hunt, fish, boat, camp, or take in the wildlife from your easy chair, Virginia Wildlife offers you stories and insight on the natural world, supplied by the state’s leading wildlife and outdoor experts.

September – October 2022 Issue

Cover: Brook trout by Patrick Clayton/Engbretson Underwater Photography

Cool, Clear Water is Key for the Brook Trout’s Future

While Virginia’s charismatic state fish is facing some challenges, efforts are underway to help it thrive.

Environmental DNA is an Exciting New Tool for Biologists

Analysis of DNA found in water can help track species and assist in their conservation.

Fantastic Fungus

Mushrooms bring an intriguing pop of color to the woods.

The Shop Time Forgot

For four decades, Phil Evans of Rod & Reel Repair has been part of the heart of Northern Virginia’s angling community.

Marsh Magic

The vegetation in Virginia’s tidal fresh marshes fuels a wide variety of wildlife.

The Clinch River is the Crown Jewel of the First Blueway State Park

Development of the Clinch River State Park will provide Virginians with an opportunity to enjoy even more of the most biologically diverse river in the northern hemisphere.