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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 5

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 1

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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Video: The Lost California Grizzlies

Video: The Lost California Grizzlies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 20, 2017 3

Although prominently featured on the California flag, a wild grizzly bear hasn’t been seen in the state since the 1920s. In the early 1800s, about 50,000 grizzlies roamed between the Pacific Ocean and the

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Video: “Hearing Beyond” in Natural Landscapes

Video: “Hearing Beyond” in Natural Landscapes

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2017 4

When the world gets to be too much, when we get too tired of hearing constant messages and always being tuned in, there’s nothing like heading out to a natural spot for some peace

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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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The Matter of One Meadow: Yosemite’s New Addition

The Matter of One Meadow: Yosemite’s New Addition

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2016 2

Yosemite National Park is growing. Here, now, in 2016, that’s a statement I never thought I would be able to make. But last week, on September 7, the National Park Service announced that the

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