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Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2017 0

There’s a type of trip you can go on anytime you want. It doesn’t cost anything, and it’s guaranteed to spark your creativity and to give you all the refreshment afforded by a typical

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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 3

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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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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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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The Polar Bears of Instagram

The Polar Bears of Instagram

Tania Curry December 9, 2015 0

WWF & Natural Habitat Adventures’ polar bear season has wrapped up, and we are wading through the photos our guides took and shared on social media while out in the field. We’ve added a bit

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REI Closed on Black Friday: Altruism or Mere Marketing Ploy?

REI Closed on Black Friday: Altruism or Mere Marketing Ploy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2015 6

In recent decades, the day after Thanksgiving—known as “Black Friday”—has become the biggest shopping day of the year. Although no one seems to be able to say for sure how the phrase originated, some

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