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Video: First Bison Calf Is Born on Wind River Reservation

Video: First Bison Calf Is Born on Wind River Reservation

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 3, 2017 0

Arapaho and Shoshone people on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming—2.2 million acres of tribal lands—released 10 genetically pure bison on November 3, 2016. Imported from the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa, these animals

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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 4

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2016 28

It seems so simple. If there’s a sign warning you of danger and to “Keep Out,” you should. So how does a 23-year-old, college graduate—who had worked at a nature preserve in Oregon and

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10 Small Things to Always Take with You on Your Travels

10 Small Things to Always Take with You on Your Travels

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 4, 2015 25

Every few months, it seems that we travelers get hit with increasing airline fees and baggage costs. And as seat space and overhead bins get smaller and smaller, it’s a wonder we can still

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Naming One That’s Wild: A Conservation Aid?

Naming One That’s Wild: A Conservation Aid?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 5, 2015 16

“On a wild, remote island in Lake Superior, gray wolves have lived and thrived for almost 70 years. In the island’s forests—which make up the majority of Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park—a wolf population

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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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The Yellowstone National Park-Ebola Connection: Could It Help Protect More Natural Places?

The Yellowstone National Park-Ebola Connection: Could It Help Protect More Natural Places?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 18, 2014 8

Recently, when a drone crashed in Grand Prismatic Spring in Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, it sparked a public debate about the use of such devices in our jointly owned, national treasures

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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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