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Outdoors blog archive for Aug. 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Wildhorse Lake, near the summit of Steens Mountain, shimmers in an alpine basin. (Zach Urness / Statesman Journal)

Steens Mountain among Oregon's top road trips

OUTDOORS TRAVEL -- If you're looking for an outdoors-related road trip, complete with opportunities for hiking, fishing and wildlife watching, consider the drive to Oregon's Steens Mountain. Zach Urness, outdoor writer for the Statesman Journal, notes that it's been called the most spectacular drive in...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2013

This trail camera photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows two wolves from the Imnaha pack on June 22 in the Wallowa Whitman National Forest. The wolf on the left is a 2-year-old male, and the wolf in the center is the alpha female. (Associated Press)

Wolves attacking livestock in Oregon 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Oregon officials have confirmed that wolves were involved in three livestock depredation attacks in the past week. The cases involve the Imnaha and Umatilla River packs. Authorities are still investigation and discussion their response. Wolves are still protected in Oregon.

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An osprey feeds on a large sucker near the Pend Oreille River. (Mark Powers)

Osprey lands prize catch

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Ospreys will be leaving this fall on their lengthy migrations to other parts of the world for winter. But their athleticism shouldn't escape us while they're here in their nesting territory. Look at the size of the lunker -- apparently a sucker...

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MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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