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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.

January – February 2021 Issue

Cover: Ritual courtship display of common terns. Photo by Shutterstock/Sergey Uryadnikov

If You Build It, They Will Come

How DWR relocated Virginia's largest seabird colony on a tight timeline.

Reading Sign to Find River Otters

These curious creatures are enchanting, but elusive.

An Expert at Age 11

Kavon Norris made earning his Expert Angler certificate a goal, but he's just getting started.

Of Bear Cubs, Restless Winters, and Research

How GOS collars are helping orphaned bear cubs and improving biologists' understanding of bears in Virginia's Piedmont region.

Make a Different Mentoring

A youth outdoor club can be an excellent way to introduce young people to hunting.

Adventure Awaits

Exploring the wild with a public land adventure trip can be extremely rewarding.

Farewell, Spike

A tribute to noted artist and author Carl "Spike" Knuth.