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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 2020 Issue

Cover: "I was very impressed with this fish's face because of the striking tiger spots and the blue cheek that big male brown trout often exhibit," said photographer Patrick Clayton of Engbretson Underwater Photography

DWR Trout Stocking Explained

What goes into the Department of Wildlife Resources' trout-stocking program?

#VATroutSlam Tales

A look at some of the anglers who accomplished the Virginia Trout Slam Challenge.

Four-Legged Enforcers and Friend

The nine dogs of the DWR K9 Conservation Police force serve Virginia with unique skills and a wag of the tail.

A New Mindset for the 21st Century Bird Hunter

The 21st century Virginia upland bird hunter has to develop a new mindset to enjoy the sport.

Fast and Furious: Fall Hawk Migration

Bird enthusiasts in the Commonwealth flock to mountaintop sites to watch the annual spectacle of hawk migration.

Mixed News After 10 Years of White-Nose Syndrome

Virginia's bat populations have seen significant declines in certain species after a decade of white-nose syndrome, but other species seem stable.