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 2019 Issue

New Regulations to Protect Virginia’s Snapping Turtles

Declining snapping turtle populations called for protective measures.

In Pursuit of the Mystery Marsh Bird

A kayak can offer a stealthy option when hunting for the elusive rail.

Virginia’s “New” Smith River

Trophy trout abound in these productive tailwaters.

Fox Squirrels on the Rebound

Expanding populations of fox squirrels offer new hunting opportunities around the state.

2020 Trout Program Maps

Fisheries biologists share the latest trout fishing locations

Window on the Marsh

A thoughtful gift awakens memories of cherished times.