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Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2018 0

Fireflies (also known as “lightning bugs” in some parts of the country) were one of the bonuses I got when, several years ago, I traded my house in the city for a more rurally

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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 0

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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Our Best Public Land Defenders Have Feathers, Fins or Fur

Our Best Public Land Defenders Have Feathers, Fins or Fur

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 10, 2018 0

Saving natural and wild areas from development and for the use of people like you and me is usually thought to be thanks to endeavors such as national park unit designations, wilderness area nominations or

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Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2018 4

Every time I see a puffin, the same thought comes to mind: They’re not real, right? They’re too impossibly cute. For me and for everyone else on the planet, I bet, they seem just

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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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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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