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Five Travel Tips for Your Inner Weather Wuss

Five Travel Tips for Your Inner Weather Wuss

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 23, 2015 8

It’s April 23, 2015, and it’s lightly snowing here in the Midwest. That’s a bit unusual in late April, even for Wisconsin. Walking outside this morning, I watched big, styrofoam-like snowflakes land on the

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Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2015 21

Scotland gave me a right punch to the head. And I don’t mean metaphorically. I expected to be awed by its rugged coasts and Iron Age forts. I just didn’t anticipate the real, knock-you-down

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Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2015 12

There has been a lot of good news for endangered and “missing” wildlife lately, which seems like a breath of fresh air amid all the dire headlines about rapid climate change and environmental degradation.

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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West,” and right away you mentally imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche,

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Do National Park Crowds Breed Advocates—or Build Annoyance?

Do National Park Crowds Breed Advocates—or Build Annoyance?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 10, 2015 15

A trip to Denali National Park is a journey into wild America at its best. This six-million-acre landscape is bisected by only one, 92-mile ribbon of road. Travel along it, and you’ll see low-elevation,

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