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Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2017 0

Encounters between people and wildlife in our national parks can sometimes go wrong. That’s why the National Park Service is enlisting some very special rangers. Gracie is just one of this new “breed” of park

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De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2016 1

While dogs have been working at airports around the country for some time as narcotics officers and runway-geese police, some animals are now finding gainful employment in terminals in, well, more “fluffy” roles. But

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Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2016 1

For travelers, wildlife strikes to airplanes are no laughing matter. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the number of wildlife strikes to civil aircraft annually has increased 7.4-fold: from 1,851 in 1990 to

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Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2016 7

Last week, you read about shelter dogs that are finding employment—and a new lease on life—as conservation officers in the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines (CK9) program. In the video below, you’ll see some

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Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2016 25

Radio collars, GPS tracking devices and remote-controlled drones—when it comes to monitoring wildlife, it’s easy to get caught up in high-tech devices. It turns out, however, that our best tool for endangered species conservation

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Video: Denali, the Adventure Dog

Video: Denali, the Adventure Dog

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 20, 2015 5

Sometimes it takes our four-footed best friends to remind us what adventures are all about and what being outdoors can do for us—mentally, physically and spiritually. In 1999, Portland, Oregon-based photographer and cinematographer Ben

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