Outdoors

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014



Fishing rules change on Tucannon River

FISHING --  Since Sept. 1, Tucannon River anglers have been required to comply with several rule changes that are not in the current regulations pamphlet to protect wild steelhead and ...


FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 2014



Montana proposes rules to protect sage grouse

THREATENED SPECIES -- Montana is trying to head off restrictive endangered species protections for a once abundant prairie species. Montana governor announces sage grouse protection plan On Tuesday, Gov. Steve ...


Wolf research booms in age of radio collaring

PREDATORS -- While polarized factions tangle over every messy step of gray wolf reintroduction to the Northern Rockies, wildlife researchers keep putting radio collars on wolves and learning more and ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Volunteers needed for river clean-ups

RIVERS -- The big, annual Spokane River Clean-up that's been organized by Friends of the Falls has been tabled this year, but two other worthy river clean-up efforts are still ...



Bull moose a picture of autumn

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Montana outdoor photographer Jaimie Johnson caught this bull moose last week feeding among autumn colors. The moose, the largest member of the deer family in North America, ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014


Yellowstone opens lottery for snowmobilers

WINTERSPORTS -- Here's Yellowstone's latest plan to harness use of snowmobiles in the one of the nation's greatest wildlife parks. Yellowstone NP to launch lottery for private snowmobile trips today ...



Mt. Spokane ski area expansion comments extended

WINTERSPORTS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is extending the period for public comments on options for the expansion of the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State ...


Panhandle Forests respond to forest plan objections

PUBLIC LANDS -- Regional Forest Service officials have responded to formal objections to the Idaho Panhandle National Forest’s Revised Forest Plan released earlier this year. See the response document attached ...


Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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


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