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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 10, 2017 9

From employing dogs to protect our airports and track endangered species to using ravens to replant the forests we destroy, using animals to do our work isn’t a new idea. But now, for the

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When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2016 28

It seems so simple. If there’s a sign warning you of danger and to “Keep Out,” you should. So how does a 23-year-old, college graduate—who had worked at a nature preserve in Oregon and

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Recreation vs. Conservation in National Parks: Will Enjoyment Equal Support?

Recreation vs. Conservation in National Parks: Will Enjoyment Equal Support?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2016 23

When President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service on August 25, 1916, I doubt he anticipated that one of the statute’s words would cause a lot of controversy 100 years

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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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Increasing Bad Behavior around Wildlife: Are More Regulations Needed?

Increasing Bad Behavior around Wildlife: Are More Regulations Needed?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2015 51

Witnessing any of nature’s great spectacles—such as the wildebeest migration of Africa, the wintering grounds of millions of monarch butterflies in Mexico or thousands of sea turtles coming ashore from the Pacific Ocean to lay

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