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Send in the Crows

Send in the Crows

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2010 10

Three animal or plant species are going extinct every hour, according to a report presented by Ahmed Djoghlaf, executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, an international treaty that is part of the

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Wanderlust: Where Does It Come From?

Wanderlust: Where Does It Come From?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2010 7

At three years old, my son left home. He didn’t leave for good, of course; but from the time he could get around our neighborhood under his own steam, Travis was traveling. After waking

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Traveling with an Adult Child: Yosemite

Traveling with an Adult Child: Yosemite

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 1, 2010 14

A former student who attended the same college I did first got me interested in seeing Yosemite National Park. Naturalist John Muir took his first botany lesson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under a

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There’s An App for That

There’s An App for That

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 18, 2010 10

A quick count of the field guides lined up on the bookshelves in my office currently numbers about 25 tomes. Some are quite hefty at several hundred pages, and some are nothing more than

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Homage to a Small Eco-Warrior: the Mosquito

Homage to a Small Eco-Warrior: the Mosquito

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 11, 2010 8

“Unsung heroes of the environment.” The “green Nobel Prize.” Eco-Ocean Awards, ecoart competitions and ecoschool certifications. If you’re even slightly interested in environmental news, you can’t help but hear and read a lot in

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Your Travels, Years Later

Your Travels, Years Later

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 4, 2010 15

I know this is going to sound weird, but a month ago I got up at 3:00 a.m. to drive almost 150 miles north of here. I did this just for the opportunity to

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