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A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

Emily Goodheart November 16, 2021 0

After two years away, travelers have finally returned to Churchill eager to explore the vast expanse of tundra in search of the King of the Arctic and were rewarded with prolific polar bear sightings.

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Hiking in Quebec’s National Parks

Hiking in Quebec’s National Parks

Emily Goodheart October 22, 2021 0

A highlight of Whales & Nature Trails of Quebec is the opportunity to hike in four diverse national parks: Saguenay Fjord, Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie, Grands-Jardins and Jacques-Cartier. Exploring these different regions by foot, you’ll pass through

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Parks, People, a Pandemic and Problem-Solving

Parks, People, a Pandemic and Problem-Solving

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2021 0

Being able to get away to a park—whether national, state or local—played an important role in mental and physical health for a lot of us during the first months of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

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Turquoise Lakes & Alpine Meadows of Banff & Yoho National Parks

Turquoise Lakes & Alpine Meadows of Banff & Yoho National Parks

Emily Goodheart September 8, 2021 0

As you venture forth into the Canadian Rockies, you’ll be entering a realm of turquoise lakes and wildflower meadows. Grand mountains rise into the clouds, and glacier-fed rivers run through deep valleys as you

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Good News: Pikas Now Predicted to Persist

Good News: Pikas Now Predicted to Persist

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 7, 2021 0

A relative of rabbits, tiny, cute and charismatic American pikas typically live in cool, mountain environments and find refuge from the hot sun under boulders and rocks. Because the animals are sensitive to high

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Canada is Opening (and the Polar Bears are Waiting)

Canada is Opening (and the Polar Bears are Waiting)

Emily Goodheart July 23, 2021 0

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the news that so many of us have eagerly waited for—Canada will open its borders to vaccinated Americans on August 9th. We join in celebration with the community

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People and Wildlife Need Each Other for Good Health

People and Wildlife Need Each Other for Good Health

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 6, 2021 0

Here, looking out from the Anthropocene, we tend to regard nature as something other than ourselves. Wild places and wildlife, it seems, are commodities to be preserved and boxed off in national parks or

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Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 4, 2021 0

Unlike Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22 every year, Arbor Day is a bit of a moving target. While National Arbor Day is always the last Friday in April, many states observe

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