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Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2018 1

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 1

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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Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2018 6

Patagonia is one of those places that pulls on your heart as it slowly seeps into your veins. For me, it is achingly desolate, solitary and beautiful in its aloneness. It is a place

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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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Scotland’s Wild Islands: A Right-to-Roam Photo Essay

Scotland’s Wild Islands: A Right-to-Roam Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2018 3

There is nothing so beautiful as the wild Highlands of Scotland—with the exception of, perhaps, its feral islands. Scotland has nearly 800 of them, most of which are found in four main groups: Orkney, Shetland,

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