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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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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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Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2021 0

Small but strong, with a thick tail and a gorgeous, flowing mane, an Icelandic horse always inspires dreams of gracefully galloping over an ice- and snow-encrusted landscape on the back of a beautiful and

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Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 24, 2021 0

We’re all familiar with this movie scene: a bald eagle soars overhead in a wild, Western-type, wide-open landscape, and we hear the iconic, piercing, strong screech of America’s most majestic bird. What you might

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How Should Rhinos Be Relocated? Upside Down.

How Should Rhinos Be Relocated? Upside Down.

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 10, 2021 0

At times, wildlife conservationists do things that might look a bit strange or even questionable to the rest of us. And seeing a rhino tied by its legs and suspended from a helicopter—even though

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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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Top Sea Life to See on a Florida Nature Safari

Top Sea Life to See on a Florida Nature Safari

Emily Goodheart August 2, 2021 0

From swimming sea turtles and playful dolphins to gentle manatees, here are five aquatic animals you can see on a nature tour of Florida’s coastal waters and mangroves. 1. Sea Turtles Florida has five

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Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 27, 2021 0

Throughout the United States, Native Americans own and/or manage nearly 95 million acres of deserts and forests, grasslands and mountains—much of it in still-intact habitats. That’s 10 million more acres than the National Park

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