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Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2015 7

National Park Week in April always inspires stories and reflections on our favorite national parks, especially the well-known ones, such Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and Glacier National Park. But the 407 National

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Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2015 3

As I’ve mentioned before in this column, one of the best things about writing it is being able to read the thoughtful comments, criticisms and discussions that result. Two weeks ago, I wrote about two,

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Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2015 6

When you first start exploring beyond your home ground, you tend to see everything in relationship to where you live: what’s different, what’s similar, what’s unheard of and what’s exactly the same. I suppose

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Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2015 5

My dog can count. I’m sure of this fact. After her daily walk, if she doesn’t receive precisely two treats, I will hear about it. If I try to shortchange her by offering only

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Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2015 19

Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region received some good news last month. In a surprise, unusual ruling on December 19, 2014, United States District Judge Beryl A. Howell ordered that gray wolves in

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Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 9, 2014 7

If you’ve got a wildlife and nature enthusiast on your holiday shopping list—and I’m sure you do if you’re reading this article—I have the perfect gift idea for you. It isn’t expensive, it’s beautiful,

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