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Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Video: The Sea Lion and the Starfish

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 16, 2010 1

It seems that NatHab travelers overwhelmingly agree that animals like to play. After posting an article on the topic and a YouTube video of an elk playing in a mud puddle at Good Nature

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Video: Elk Plays Like No One’s Watching

Video: Elk Plays Like No One’s Watching

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 2, 2010 3

Animals may not have invented play, but it looks like a mud puddle will eclipse work any day! Watch this cute elk, taking time out to have some forest fun. Here’s to finding your true

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Never Can Say Goodbye

Never Can Say Goodbye

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2010 7

That first ember of excitement you feel burning inside from the moment you decide it’s time for a new adventure is an invigorating feeling. From the initial destination-dreaming phase to signing the trip form’s

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Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2010 18

Happy 35th, global warming. No, I’m not implying that the Earth started to warm up just 35 years ago, but that this month marks the birthday of the two-word term. On August 8, 1975,

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Animals Just Want to Have Fun

Animals Just Want to Have Fun

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 10, 2010 6

In a fourth grade science unit, I can remember my teacher telling the class that making and using tools was one of the most significant things that set human beings apart from all the

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Do Big Cats Love Catnip? Watch and Learn!

Do Big Cats Love Catnip? Watch and Learn!

James Dziezynski August 4, 2010 1

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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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Traveling with an Adult Child: Yosemite

Traveling with an Adult Child: Yosemite

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 1, 2010 14

A former student who attended the same college I did first got me interested in seeing Yosemite National Park. Naturalist John Muir took his first botany lesson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under a

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