New Zealand is a Gold Mine of Adventure 7 Photos

From towering mountains to golden sand beaches, New Zealand offers rich culture and diverse places for every explorer. See the pic …

Yosemite National Park is a Visitor's Paradise 8 Photos

"There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite," said Theodore Roosevelt. Famous for Half Dome, El Capitan, a …

Exploring the World’s Longest Cave System Mar 23, 2022

By: Lucy Sherriff

The world’s longest cave system is a gargantuan labyrinth of 420 miles of twists and turns and nooks and crannies, with limestone …

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is a Natural Wonderland Mar 8, 2022

By: Lucy Sherriff

Wild beaches, snow-capped mountains, dense woods, and lush rainforests can be found across America. But did you know that they can …

Best Nature Photos of 2021 26 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Nature photographer and conservationist, Ian Shive, shares his favorite moments from 2021 on the latest episode of Nature in Focus …

Taking a Look Back on 2021 Jan 11, 2022

By: Ian Shive

It can be hard to truly appreciate how great a year is without taking time to stop and reflect upon it. As we start 2022, I decide …

Protecting Sand Dunes Helps Wildlife Dec 6, 2021

By: Ian Shive

Nature photography is often about storytelling, and not just making pretty pictures (though it's important to make time to do just …

The Oceano Dunes Are Out of This World 10 Photos

By: Ian Shive

The Oceano Dunes in California are a beautiful sight. Home to some incredible wildlife, it is also a recreational area for camping …

A Trip to a Remote Island in California to Hunt for Big Black Sea Bass Nov 10, 2021

By: Lucy Sherriff

It’s an unusually calm morning for Captain Jim Smith, owner of Ventura Dive & Sport, and lifelong seaman. He’s on board the Raptor …

Yellowstone National Park, the Beauty and History that Lie Within Nov 8, 2021

By: Ian Shive

Yellowstone was created by President Theodore Roosevelt, when the American West wasn’t under the expansive urban sprawl that is en …

Experience Yellowstone National Park From All Angles 13 Photos

By: Ian Shive

The collection of images in this gallery run the range from my most recent trip with Shane [Dr. Shane Doyle, Apsaálooke and Educat …

Ancient Rock Art of the Mojave National Preserve Oct 15, 2021

By: Ian Shive

My first expedition to Mojave National Preserve, California, was an epic adventure that felt ripped right off the pages of an Indi …

Revealing the Ancient Rock Art of the Mojave 18 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive takes Mojave National Preserve in California to share with the ancient art that …

The King of Chunks Has Been Crowned Oct 11, 2021

By: Discovery

A four-time champion, 480 Otis proved that age is just a number and appetite is the real judge of awesomeness.

Fat Bear Week is Back and Bigger than Ever 7 Photos

By: Discovery

It's time for the bears to fill up their bellies with salmon and pack on the pounds to prepare for winter hibernation. See some be …

Get Lost in America's Enchanting Forests 7 Photos

By: Lucy Sherriff

They say a forest is a living thing — just like a human body. And like us, they undergo changes and exhibit moods. Basically, you …

Secrets of Joshua Tree National Park, California: The Eagle Cliff Mine Sep 11, 2021

By: Ian Shive

While America’s National Parks are renowned for their popular, natural icons, such as Old Faithful in Yellowstone or El Capitan in …

Explore the Secret Mines of Joshua Tree 10 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Eagle Cliff Mine is not on any guide map of Joshua Tree National Park, but conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive explo …

Yellowstone Supervolcano Has Over 1,000 Earthquakes in 1 Month 7 Photos

Yellowstone's "supervolcano" had 1,008 earthquakes during July — the most tremors it's had since 2017. Is the National Park overdu …

10 Rugged Adventures Near Big Cities 10 Photos

Enjoy big city living and wilderness adventure with these public lands that are within a half-day’s drive of major metropolitan ar …

The American Wolf is Making a Comeback Aug 3, 2021

By: Lucy Sherriff

The wolf evokes a strong reaction in most of us, whether it’s romantic images of the apex predator howling at the full moon, or an …

Bring It On, Mount Whitney Jun 7, 2021

By: Ian Shive

Climbing the world’s highest peaks tests every aspect of your being, and as a nature photographer, it can test your skill.

Mount Whitney: A View from the Top 15 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Join Conservationist and Nature Photographer Ian Shive as he takes on a personal challenge: summiting the tallest mountain in the …

Capturing the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest 11 Photos

By: Ian Shive

In the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, located in the White Mountains of Inyo National Forest, lives what is likely the oldest tr …

The Ultimate Guide to Road-Tripping Through Death Valley 10 Photos

By: Lucy Sherriff

A road trip through Death Valley is something every American traveler should experience at least once in their lifetime. The best …

Yellowstone’s Oldest Bear was a Whopping 34 Years Old Feb 23, 2021

By: Lucy Sherriff

The oldest grizzly thought to have roamed the Yellowstone region was identified as being a whopping 34 years old, after biologists …

Meet the Island Fox of Channel Islands National Park Feb 1, 2021

By: Ian Shive

When I first started photographing Channel Islands National Park in Southern California in the mid-1990s, it was a very different …

Checking In on the Island Fox of the Channel Islands 14 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Nature photographer and conservationist Ian Shive takes us to Channel Islands National Park where the US Fish and Wildlife Service …

Secret Tunnels Beneath the Desert Nov 3, 2020

By: Ian Shive

Conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive takes Mojave National Preserve in California to share with us the mystery and ma …