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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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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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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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Jon Krakauer and Me

Jon Krakauer and Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2010 9

The “Recommended Packing List” in my Pre-Departure Briefing booklet for the Canyons of the American Southwest trip suggested I bring the usual gear: everything from a wool sweater and polypropylene long underwear to a pair of

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Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Nature Makes Us Good-Natured People

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2010 11

You’ve probably read oodles of stories, articles and personal anecdotes on the transformative powers of seeing Churchill’s polar bears. And you’ve most likely read a lot of them here, on Natural Habitat Adventures’ website and

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