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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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Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Huddle

Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Huddle

Kendal Bower April 6, 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 scene out of Wyoming. Photographer Lynn Oakleaf photographed bighorn sheep appearing

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Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2017 0

One of the largest birds in North America, a golden eagle is an expert hunter. It can dive on prey from tremendous heights and has been clocked flying close to 200 miles per hour.

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After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2016 0

Managing wildness. Seems like an oxymoron to me. After all, if it is managed, can it still be wild? Yet that is the almost impossible task we have asked the U.S. National Park Service

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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: 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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