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Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 9, 2017 1

Once a national monument is designated to conserve a landscape and its cultural history, once a natural habitat is legally protected to save wildlife, or once an oil pipeline is stayed to safeguard a

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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 4

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2016 1

On the day before Father’s Day 2016, President Obama visited Yosemite National Park. The trip was planned as a family vacation, but it also aimed to focus attention on the centennial of the National

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