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Scotland’s Wild Islands: A Right-to-Roam Photo Essay

Scotland’s Wild Islands: A Right-to-Roam Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2018 3

There is nothing so beautiful as the wild Highlands of Scotland—with the exception of, perhaps, its feral islands. Scotland has nearly 800 of them, most of which are found in four main groups: Orkney, Shetland,

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Video: Identifying Birds—and Avoiding Awkward Captions

Video: Identifying Birds—and Avoiding Awkward Captions

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2018 1

When I first picked up a camera several years ago, birds were some of my first wildlife subjects. They were readily available in my backyard and local gardens and parks, and their accessibility and

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Scotland’s Wild Highlands: A Numbered Photo Journal

Scotland’s Wild Highlands: A Numbered Photo Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 19, 2018 14

Surrounded by the bracing waters of the North Sea to the east, and the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and north, Scotland is a place of rugged coastlines, of mountains and valleys, and

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Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2018 4

One of my favorite environmental authors, Terry Tempest Williams, once wrote about an experience she had in 1994 when testifying before Congress on behalf of conserving wild lands in Utah. She said: “Congressman Jim

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Video: Bighorn Sheep Return to Their Yosemite Homeland

Video: Bighorn Sheep Return to Their Yosemite Homeland

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2018 1

Naturalist and environmental philosopher John Muir once referred to them as “the bravest of all Sierra mountaineers.” Who were these intrepid adventurers? Here’s a clue: they had more than two feet. The Father of Our National

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Learning from Libby Lightning in Yosemite National Park

Learning from Libby Lightning in Yosemite National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2018 3

[NOTE: Nat Hab is thrilled to announce that Candice has won the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Excellence in Craft award for this post in the blog category of  “outdoor fun and adventure.” This is

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