Outdoors blog archive for March 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

Firewood gathered in the spring should be properly cured by winter.
 (Brian Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

National forests require firewood permits

PUBLIC LANDS -- Cutting firewood for personal or commercial use from national forests requires a permit. Peronal use permits go on sale Monday (April 1). Exception: Colville National Forest permit sales have been delayed until April 8 because of printing delays. Info: (509) 684-7000. Idaho...

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Idaho extends wolf hunting through June 

HUNTING -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission today (March 28) voted to extend the current wolf hunting season in the Middle Fork and part of the Dworshak-Elk City wolf management zones. The commission extended the wolf hunting season through June 30 in the Middle...

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

Roaming a snowy field: A coyote watches passing motorists on Thursday in a field near Airway Heights. (Tyler Tjomsland)

Utah's $50 bounty on coyotes questioned

PREDATORS -- Bounties are back! Utah's plan to kill coyotes to save mule deer questioned A decline in mule deer over the past generation prompted the Utah Legislature to create a $50 bounty to encourage hunters to kill coyotes. However, some scientists question whether the...

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Hanging out at a Hangman Valley yardhome, a young moose nibbles on a tree. Moose numbers seem to be holding or growing in the state, so far. (File)

Recent outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review

Outdoors and wildlife-related stories recently published in The Spokesman-Review include: Moose decline puzzles biologists across the country Moose down in Idaho, but holding on in Washington Out & About: Poacher sends $6,000 check to ease conscience; wolf origin hard to peg Boundary Dam relicensing a...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column.

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