Candice Gaukel Andrews

Candice Gaukel Andrews

Candice Gaukel Andrews

An award-winning author and writer specializing in nature-travel topics and environmental issues, Candice has traveled around the world, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, and from New Zealand to Scotland’s far northern, remote regions. Her assignments have been equally diverse, from covering Alaska’s Yukon Quest dogsled race to the national snow-sculpting competition in her home state of Wisconsin.

A former scriptwriter for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, California, Candice gave up the big city life to return to her roots in the Heartland. Her books include Travel Wild Wisconsin (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013), Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011), The Minnesota Almanac (Trails Books, 2008), and Great Wisconsin Winter Weekends (Trails Books, 2006). She is a web columnist for several eco-publications, such as Gaiam Life, the Adventure Collection’s blog, and Olaf’s Corner; and she is the editor of An Adventurous Nature: Tales from Natural Habitat Adventures, a collection of worldwide adventure stories. To read her columns and see samples of her nature photography, visit her website at www.candiceandrews.com.

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