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Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2015 7

We all love our national parks. They are our places of solace and refuge; of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. They afford us the chance to get close to what’s left of what is

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Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2015 27

Some have always been drawn to the mountains, while others are called to ocean shores. But I constantly feel the pull of forests (I’ve even written a book about them). My particular predilection causes

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Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 25, 2015 11

After almost a century, wolves have come home to California. On August 20, 2015, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced that it had photographic evidence from a trail camera that two

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One Bear’s Bad, Last Human Encounter

One Bear’s Bad, Last Human Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2015 17

Almost a year ago, in July 2014, Washington state experienced the worst string of wildfires ever in its history. The first fire began on July 8 near the Entiat River. Then, on July 14,

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Video: Water’s Staying Power

Video: Water’s Staying Power

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2015 9

Water has been in the news this week: especially regarding how we’ll deal with insufficient quantities of it where we need it most—water is heavy and costly to transport—in a world that continues to

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Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2015 21

It’s been raining for the better part of two weeks where I live in Wisconsin. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the grass so decked out in neon green. It’s a sharp contrast to

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Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2015 7

National Park Week in April always inspires stories and reflections on our favorite national parks, especially the well-known ones, such Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and Glacier National Park. But the 407 National

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Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 13, 2015 7

From taking a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to downloading high-definition maps of national parks to checking out our own houses on Google Street View, almost all of us

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