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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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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2016 7

Just two weeks ago, June 20-26, 2016, we celebrated the annual National Pollinator Week—or you may have observed it if you knew it was National Pollinator Week. Most likely, you didn’t. Some beekeepers would

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Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2015 3

Suppose we meet for a cup of coffee, and in the course of our conversation, I tell you that 2014 was officially the hottest year on record. I mention that over the past 12

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It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 22, 2014 22

It’s been 44 years since Wisconsin’s—as this Wisconsinite is proud to say—Senator Gaylord Nelson inspired the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Modeled on the antiwar protests of the late 1960s, the original Earth

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Hearing Rachel Carson on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring”

Hearing Rachel Carson on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring”

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2012 6

September 27 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, a book written by marine biologist Rachel Carson. In her famous tome, Carson warned about the harmful side effects entering the

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