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Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 11, 2017 3

Grizzly bears and wolves. Other than bison, does America have any mammals more representative of our nation? Unfortunately for them, grizzly bears and wolves are predators, and that sets them apart from bison. It

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Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 7, 2017 10

As the field of electronic wildlife-tracking has grown, so has our knowledge about the lives of animals. Through GPS collaring and trail cams, we’ve learned that zebras undertake the longest terrestrial migration in the

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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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Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2016 4

The end of 2016 marks the closing of the National Park Service’s centennial year. For the past 12 months, we Americans have been appreciating, celebrating and visiting all of our 413 national park units,

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After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2016 0

Managing wildness. Seems like an oxymoron to me. After all, if it is managed, can it still be wild? Yet that is the almost impossible task we have asked the U.S. National Park Service

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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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