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What Size Wilderness?

What Size Wilderness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2016 1

Scarface is dead. Otherwise known as Bear No. 211, the Yellowstone National Park bruin was shot and killed just outside the park in Gallatin National Forest in November 2015. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife

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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park – The Best in Nature and Scenery

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park – The Best in Nature and Scenery

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 23, 2016 Comments Off on Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park – The Best in Nature and Scenery

I remember the first time I saw a grizzly bear in the wild—it was while guiding a group of travelers on an incredible hiking and biking trip through one of the most spectacularly scenic

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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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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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National Parks Poster Project: Q & A with Artist Rob Decker

National Parks Poster Project: Q & A with Artist Rob Decker

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 28, 2014 13

A photographer and graphic artist living in Nederland, Colorado, Rob Decker is currently working on creating WPA-style posters for all fifty-nine of our national parks. He hopes to have them completed by the National

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Places of Peace: Video of Veterans in the Wilderness

Places of Peace: Video of Veterans in the Wilderness

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 7, 2014 3

From the moment I read John Muir’s sentiment about going to the mountains—that “thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, overcivilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is

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Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 22, 2014 12

We humans have developed—intentionally or not—a wide variety of methods for killing off species: overhunting, natural habitat destruction, or active extermination to satisfy agricultural, mining, drilling, fracking or other special interests. Sometimes, even, our weapon

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Women in Conservation: Melissa Scott

Women in Conservation: Melissa Scott

Maddi Higgins March 15, 2014 0

March celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. To inspire you and the women in your life, we are featuring profiles of women we know who thirst for adventure and care deeply about

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