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  • American Pika and Climate Change

    Julia, a new monthly correspondent and Bucktails and Bass alumni, writes this week’s post about how climate change affects the American pika. She explains the different dynamics that come in to play when the weather patterns pika rely on in their habitat change in drastic ways – and how they may not survive a permanent change in those patterns.

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  • Cooking Up Aliens

    Eli, entering his second year as a Monthly Blog Correspondent, is a Brookies and Ursids alumni. He shares his thoughts on the prevalence of invasive species…as well as a practical application of the adage “If you can’t beat ’em…eat ’em!”

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  • Geese Migration

    Lakin, a new monthly correspondent and Ursids alumni, shares some information with us about geese migration in this week’s blog post. She talks about why they form a “V” to fly, as well as what happens to those geese who don’t complete the entire migration journey!

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  • Tiny Moments at Grand Teton National Park

    Rebecca, a new monthly blog correspondent and Ursids alumni, reminds us in her blog this week that, even when we are caught up in the grand, sweeping landscapes, there are little moments that are just as sweet to enjoy!

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    A hummingbird enjoys its well-earned drink of nectar while two others fight the strong winds to achieve the same prize.
  • Sunsets in September

    Today’s blog post is written by Peter, one of our new monthly blog correspondents, and a Drummers and Ursids alumni. He gives some excellent advice about how to photograph the beauty of sunsets in the fall, as well as some excellent tips and tricks for when you are in the field with your camera.

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  • Not Just Ani Old Bird

    Zara is a monthly blog correspondent and Drummers alumni. This week, she recounts travelling to Florida with her family to spot the rare Groove Billed Ani; read on to hear about her unique experience!

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  • Wildlife of Denali National Park, Part 3

    This is the third and final installment of our three part series on the wildlife of Denali National Park, written by Ursids and Bucktails alumni, Josh. In the last portion of this blog, Josh writes about that which the park is named for: Mount Denali, as well as some final lovely specimens of wildlife.

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  • Wildlife of Denali National Park, Part 2

    This week, we continue with Part 2 of our three part series on the wildlife of Denali National Park, by Josh – an Ursids and Bucktails alumni. In this blog post, he writes about animal-human interactions, and gives some advice about bear safety.

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  • Wildlife of Denali National Park, Part 1

    Josh, a Bucktails and Ursids alumni, writes this three part series about his recent trip to Denali National Park in Alaska. He tells us all about the amazing wildlife he spotted, his beautiful pictures capturing special moments with the wildlife. Josh also talks about wildlife-human interactions at the park, so stay tuned through the next couple of weeks to read the entire story of his trip!

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    The two fawns would keep their distance from the people and graze on the island at the edge of the lake. Sometimes they would hide in the trees but they would always be where their mother could see them.