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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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Video: Fall Colors in Acadia National Park

Video: Fall Colors in Acadia National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 3, 2021 0

Waves that thunder against granite cliffs and break apart on kelp-slick rocks. Bullfrogs that croak among the grasslike rushes that rim ponds and line lakeshores. Woodpeckers that rat-a-tat-tat on tree bark. Great black-backed gulls

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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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Recording the “Voices” of Utah’s Red Rocks

Recording the “Voices” of Utah’s Red Rocks

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 27, 2021 0

Rocks are unmoving. They are solid and stoic, massive and stolid; forever dependable as an essential part of the Earth’s crust. Promontories and peaks, cliffs and crags, are all rocks. Even the very word

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Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 20, 2021 0

“Restore Our Earth” is the theme for this year’s Earth Day, which is April 22, 2021. The concept is based on the idea that as the world returns to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Video: Peace and Preservation in Glacier National Park

Video: Peace and Preservation in Glacier National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2021 0

The story of Glacier National Park begins in a desire for preservation and ends in a display of peace. From the evidence that scientists have been able to gather so far, it’s believed that

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The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2021 2

If you love nature, wildlife-watching is probably one of your greatest joys. And because you care about animal welfare, you most likely try to ensure that your observations don’t interfere or disturb the creatures

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2021 0

Even if you don’t know much about the science regarding COVID-19, you probably can’t escape the fact that the disease has caused major changes in your everyday life and livelihood. You’re not alone: all

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