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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 0

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Grizzly Bear Pals

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Grizzly Bear Pals

Kendal Bower September 14, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a couple a bear cubs in Yellowstone National Park. Photographer Scott Kalter

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Video: A Chinese Village Goes “Green”—When Plants Take Over

Video: A Chinese Village Goes “Green”—When Plants Take Over

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2018 0

There’s a village just 40 miles southeast of Shanghai, China, that might be the greenest in the world. No, it’s not because of its CO2-sequestering buildings, recycling programs or eco-friendly neighborhoods. It’s because it’s

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Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

WWF September 12, 2018 0

Three commercial flights, a float plane, a two-hundred-ton marine vessel, and a raft; followed by a trek through swamps, rocky shorelines, and dense brush. This was my journey to the isolated wilderness of Alaska’s

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Seniors and the Outdoors

Seniors and the Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2018 1

Nature deficit disorder in children has become widely known, thanks to author Richard Louv and his popular books, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, The Nature Principle and Vitamin

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Perched Monarch

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Perched Monarch

Kendal Bower September 7, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a perched monarch. Photographer Steven Escamilla captured the moment this butterfly sat

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