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Halloween Video: the Silent Flight of Owls

Halloween Video: the Silent Flight of Owls

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 31, 2017 4

Halloween and owls have a long and storied history with each other. It’s thought that the connection may have been forged around ancient Halloween bonfires. As nocturnal hunters of bats, owls would often be

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Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 26, 2017 2

Ever since I read Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” in junior high school, the bird has fascinated me. Corvids, such as ravens and crows, are among the smartest of all birds and have

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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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Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2017 1

On Monday, August 21, 2017—for the first time in nearly a century—a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. A solar eclipse happens when a new moon moves between

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Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 20, 2017 3

One hundred and eleven years ago, the American Antiquities Act of 1906 was passed. It authorizes the president to designate federally managed lands as national monuments in order to conserve important archaeological, historic and

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When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 6, 2017 3

When we get together to appreciate the arts, for political purposes, for social interactions or simply for support, we can be called, among other things, an audience, a band, a bunch, a cohort, a

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