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Halloween Video: Nature’s Zombies

Halloween Video: Nature’s Zombies

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 15, 2015 3

At this time of year, the minds of Hollywood TV and film producers aren’t the only ones full of thoughts of zombies, those rather stiff and stumbling, hungry and insatiable beings who want to

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Video: 20 Years after the Return of the Wolf

Video: 20 Years after the Return of the Wolf

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 17, 2015 4

This year, 2015, marks the 20th anniversary of the wolf’s return to Yellowstone National Park. On January 12, 1995, eight gray wolves from Alberta, Canada, were reintroduced into the park and became the first to

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Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2015 7

We all love our national parks. They are our places of solace and refuge; of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. They afford us the chance to get close to what’s left of what is

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Six Adventures that Will Make You Love Winter

Six Adventures that Will Make You Love Winter

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 10, 2015 0

According to Climate Central, an independent organization of scientists and journalists that researches and reports the facts about our changing climate, last year was the hottest in the past 135. Now, as we approach

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Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 25, 2015 11

After almost a century, wolves have come home to California. On August 20, 2015, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced that it had photographic evidence from a trail camera that two

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Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 30, 2015 5

Icebergs, those floating carvings that rival any great artist’s sculptures, are enthralling. Because they move, tip, constantly change and evolve, they seem to be living, “breathing” creations. They become even more precious when you

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The Coastal Grizzlies of Katmai: An Alaska Photo Journal

The Coastal Grizzlies of Katmai: An Alaska Photo Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 16, 2015 25

Recently, I traveled with Natural Habitat Adventures on its “Alaska’s Coastal Grizzlies: Kodiak to Katmai Photo Tour.” I can now say that having the opportunity to spend time with Alaska’s big brown bears is one of

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Travel Tale: Rite of Passage—Crossing the Drake

Travel Tale: Rite of Passage—Crossing the Drake

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 18, 2015 6

I’ve wanted to go to Antarctica ever since I first heard about it when I was a young child, probably in a children’s book about penguins or on TV. I thought it looked like

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