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One Bear’s Bad, Last Human Encounter

One Bear’s Bad, Last Human Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2015 17

Almost a year ago, in July 2014, Washington state experienced the worst string of wildfires ever in its history. The first fire began on July 8 near the Entiat River. Then, on July 14,

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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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National Parks Poster Project: Q & A with Artist Rob Decker

National Parks Poster Project: Q & A with Artist Rob Decker

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 28, 2014 11

A photographer and graphic artist living in Nederland, Colorado, Rob Decker is currently working on creating WPA-style posters for all fifty-nine of our national parks. He hopes to have them completed by the National

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Smokey Bear: Overachiever or Climate Change Clairvoyant?

Smokey Bear: Overachiever or Climate Change Clairvoyant?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 12, 2014 5

Smokey Bear turned seventy years old this past Saturday, August 9, 2014. I feel a special kinship with the old bruin and forest-fire-prevention representative for two reasons: 1) he has a unique tie to

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Video: Yosemite National Park in Print

Video: Yosemite National Park in Print

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 10, 2014 2

Remember printed newsletters — those antiquated publications that used to inform you about all the current happenings and long-ago history from a place or an organization? In the past, many of our national parks

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Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 8, 2014 6

“Extinction tourism” is a familiar term when it comes to wildlife and natural habitats: it’s described as a desire to see the animals and landscapes that are just managing to hang on before they’re

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