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Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2016 1

Fall in Wisconsin, where I live, is colorful. Leaves in our forests turn vivid purple, red and yellow; and deer hunters in our woods dress in vivid orange. As in many places, there is

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 8

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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The Sounds of Yellowstone

The Sounds of Yellowstone

Natural Habitat Adventures September 26, 2016 0

I should start out by saying that I hate the cold and do everything in my power to avoid it. My Midwest roots, however, have taught me one thing: layer up! So, with that

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Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 17, 2016 3

We now have a national mammal, and it’s Bison bison. On Monday, May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, honoring American bison with this first-ever designation. It’s easy to think

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How to Avoid the Crowds and Enjoy Yellowstone

How to Avoid the Crowds and Enjoy Yellowstone

Julie Waggoner March 15, 2016 0

If you dream of a visit to beautiful Yellowstone National Park this summer, you’re not alone. Really not alone. More than 4 million people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2015, an increase of 16.6%

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Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2015 9

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015, the 45th celebration of what started out as a true grassroots movement—the environmental likes of which we haven’t seen since. Last year, on Earth Day 2014, I

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Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2014 8

There are a few, rare places in the world where time as a linear construct just doesn’t seem to make much sense; places where the past, present and even the future seem to be

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Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 30, 2014 15

As many as 900 Yellowstone National Park American bison may be exterminated in winter 2014-2015. It’s estimated that our nation’s last, pure herd of free-ranging bison that have managed to continuously live on their

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