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National Parks and Private Partners: A Blueprint for the Future?

National Parks and Private Partners: A Blueprint for the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 24, 2016 1

Just about a year ago, on June 8, 2015, the carmaker Subaru of America Inc. and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) announced a partnership. Subaru, which created the first automotive assembly plant in

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What Size Wilderness?

What Size Wilderness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2016 1

Scarface is dead. Otherwise known as Bear No. 211, the Yellowstone National Park bruin was shot and killed just outside the park in Gallatin National Forest in November 2015. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife

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Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2015 5

Citizen science has become an important tool for scientific research. Now, as funds for federal agencies and state natural resources departments around the country shrink, using ordinary folks to gather and record wildlife and

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Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2015 21

It’s been raining for the better part of two weeks where I live in Wisconsin. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the grass so decked out in neon green. It’s a sharp contrast to

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Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2015 19

Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region received some good news last month. In a surprise, unusual ruling on December 19, 2014, United States District Judge Beryl A. Howell ordered that gray wolves in

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Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2014 8

There are a few, rare places in the world where time as a linear construct just doesn’t seem to make much sense; places where the past, present and even the future seem to be

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Video: the Pronghorn Path, the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor

Video: the Pronghorn Path, the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2014 18

For nearly 6,000 years, pronghorn have made an annual migration from their summer range around the highlands of Grand Teton National Park to their wintering grounds, located about 170 miles south in the sagebrush-covered Upper Green

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Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 30, 2014 15

As many as 900 Yellowstone National Park American bison may be exterminated in winter 2014-2015. It’s estimated that our nation’s last, pure herd of free-ranging bison that have managed to continuously live on their

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