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A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 25, 2014 12

As I was driving home from the YMCA yesterday, I saw two sandhill cranes near a small pond that sits along the highway, only about a half-mile from my house. They were my first

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Video: Did the Reintroduction of Wolves Truly Change Yellowstone?

Video: Did the Reintroduction of Wolves Truly Change Yellowstone?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2014 25

In ecological circles, a trophic cascade is a term used to describe a process in an ecosystem that starts at the top of the food chain and works its way down to the bottom.

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California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2014 25

Kudos to California. Last October, it became the first state to ban lead ammunition for all types of hunting. The ban will benefit the state’s namesake condors, which nearly went extinct. In 1982, only

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Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 11, 2014 11

On January 31, 2014, the State Department released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement of the Keystone XL pipeline in an 11-volume publication. The proposed pipeline segment would carry heavy oil from Canada’s tar

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Yellowstone Photography Tour: Taking on What’s Tough

Yellowstone Photography Tour: Taking on What’s Tough

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2014 33

There are probably as many different reasons to travel as there are people traveling, but some common motives include getting away for a while from a normal routine, to relax, or to see a

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Video: A Green Heron Fishes with Bread Bait

Video: A Green Heron Fishes with Bread Bait

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 14, 2014 25

While green herons didn’t make this list of Top 25 Most Intelligent Nonhuman Animals, one particular green heron recently demonstrated why these birds make a good candidate for inclusion. Watch the video below, in

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