Dear Friends: We are still open for business, but it might take longer to fill your orders and requests as we have shifted to minimal staffing as a precaution against COVID-19. We appreciate your patience.

Photo

PEO017-00296

A family sits around a campfire at a fishing night at the Valparaiso pond in Valparaiso, Nebraska.

Photo

BIR025-00401

A sunda scops-owl (Otus lempiji lempiji) at Penang Bird Park.

Photo

ANI082-000117

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Chincua Mountain near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle–Already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-000116

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Chincua Mountain near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle–Already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

BIR025-00272

A rufous owl (Ninox rufa) named Angus at the Taronga Zoo.

Photo

PEO014-00161

A man uses a chainsaw to cut a log in Ceresco, Nebraska.

Photo

ANI030-00130

A vulnerable Asian small-clawed otter (Aonyx cinerea).

Photo

SCE051-00425

A marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

Photo

ESA002-00094

A red bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra) at the Houston Zoo. Listed as near threatened on IUCN.

Photo

ENV003-00098

A clear-cut in Salmon National Forest, Idaho. The reserve covers a 1.8- million -acre tract.

Photo

ANI082-00120

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00121

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00122

Joel Sartore on assignment at Sierra Chincua in Mexico, home to the world’s largest gathering of monarch butterflies.

Photo

ANI082-00123

Logging has taken its toll on a former wintering roost for monarch butterflies near Angangueo, Mexico.

Photo

ANI082-00124

Logging has taken its toll on a former wintering roost for monarch butterflies near Angangueo, Mexico.

Photo

ANI082-00125

Logging has taken its toll on a former wintering roost for monarch butterflies near Angangueo, Mexico.

Photo

ANI082-00111

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00112

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00113

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00114

Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) in the Sierra Chincua sanctuary, Mexico.

Photo

ANI082-00115

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00116

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00117

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00118

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI082-00119

Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

Photo

ANI012-00111

An arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii) investigates some logs for food in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

Photo

ANI051-00023

A dwarf fat-tailed lemur (Cheirgaleus medius) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

Photo

ANI051-00022

A dwarf fat-tailed lemur (Cheirgaleus medius) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

Photo

ANI062-00044

A Brazilian porcupine (Coendou prehensilis) from the Riverside Zoo, Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Photo

ANI030-00016

Vulnerable Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinerea) at the Sunset Zoo, Manhattan, Kansas.

Photo

BIR019-00007

Inca tern (Larosterna inca) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

Photo

SCE033-00233

A mahogany tree log in a Mahogany Hammock in Everglades National Park, Florida.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark