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Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 4, 2021 0

Unlike Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22 every year, Arbor Day is a bit of a moving target. While National Arbor Day is always the last Friday in April, many states observe

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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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Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2021 0

This is National Wildlife Week, an annual celebration of the beauty and diversity of America’s wildlife. Started in 1938, this event encourages people across the country to learn about what they can do to

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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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Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 1, 2020 0

A strange, three-sided, metallic monolith was discovered in an undisclosed spot somewhere in Utah’s canyons during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep on November 18, 2020. The Utah Department of Public Safety workers who

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An Absence of Ethics: Wildlife-Killing Contests in Your Backyard

An Absence of Ethics: Wildlife-Killing Contests in Your Backyard

Natural Habitat Adventures December 30, 2019 0

Wildlife-killing contests are legal in all US states, except California (2014), Vermont (2018), and parts of New Mexico (2019). These great and gratuitous events most popularly target predators, and “Old Man Coyote” is public

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Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 23, 2018 2

In early December 2017, Patagonia—the outdoor clothing and gear company for silent sports—took a major stand. When Christmas shoppers looking for gifts visited the Patagonia website, they were met not by the usual ads

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flight of the Barn Owl

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flight of the Barn Owl

Kendal Bower February 10, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a barn owl in flight. Photographer Stacy Howell snapped this photo as an owl

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