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Grasslands: A Lot More Than Just Flyover Country

Grasslands: A Lot More Than Just Flyover Country

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2019 1

Across the world, they go by many names: downs, prairies, pampas, rangelands, steppes, savannas or velds. But what all of these landscapes have in common is that grass is their naturally dominant vegetation. These “grasslands” occupy what I

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Traveler Story: Geysers and Hot Springs of Yellowstone

Traveler Story: Geysers and Hot Springs of Yellowstone

Natural Habitat Adventures December 8, 2018 0

Nat Hab travelers Lois O. Gray and Kay Gilmour recently journeyed on our Hidden Yellowstone Photo Safari and shared tales of the park’s geysers and hot springs.  We left early to begin the drive to

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Video: A Newly Discovered Yellowstone Migration

Video: A Newly Discovered Yellowstone Migration

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 24, 2018 0

After a long winter—which still seems to be hanging on in some places—people are understandably anxious to get outside and get on the move again. Perhaps we take our cue from the nonhuman animals,

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Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2017 0

One of the largest birds in North America, a golden eagle is an expert hunter. It can dive on prey from tremendous heights and has been clocked flying close to 200 miles per hour.

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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2015 12

There has been a lot of good news for endangered and “missing” wildlife lately, which seems like a breath of fresh air amid all the dire headlines about rapid climate change and environmental degradation.

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Video: Red-Tailed Hawk and Bull Snake Mix-Up

Video: Red-Tailed Hawk and Bull Snake Mix-Up

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 13, 2014 6

Predator meeting prey is part of the circle of life in nature. All living organisms need nutrition to produce the energy required to run their systems. Sometimes that predator-prey relationship is extremely clear, such

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Nat Hab Exclusive: Alone with the last remaining wolves of the Lamar Canyon Pack

Nat Hab Exclusive: Alone with the last remaining wolves of the Lamar Canyon Pack

Natural Habitat Adventures March 10, 2014 1

Guest post by NHA guide, biologist, and photographer Sean Beckett The interior of Yellowstone is inaccessible in the winter without a snowmobile or a snow coach. Opting against the frigid and blustery snowmobiles, we

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