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“Going Rogue” for the National Park Service, Science and Trees

“Going Rogue” for the National Park Service, Science and Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 16, 2017 0

Going rogue. Since 1835, that phrase has been used to describe elephants that exhibit violent behavior, whether through injury or from being separated from their herd. Decades later, when applied to humans, the term

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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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National Parks and Private Partners: A Blueprint for the Future?

National Parks and Private Partners: A Blueprint for the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 24, 2016 1

Just about a year ago, on June 8, 2015, the carmaker Subaru of America Inc. and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) announced a partnership. Subaru, which created the first automotive assembly plant in

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Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2016 7

Corvids—a family of birds that includes crows, jays, magpies, nutcrackers and ravens—are smart animals. They can make tools, recognize individual human faces and give our five-year-old children a run for their money in solving

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Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Bears Are Outsmarting Us, and It Might Kill Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2015 7

We all love our national parks. They are our places of solace and refuge; of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. They afford us the chance to get close to what’s left of what is

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Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2015 27

Some have always been drawn to the mountains, while others are called to ocean shores. But I constantly feel the pull of forests (I’ve even written a book about them). My particular predilection causes

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