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Wind-packed or crusted snow covering vast areas and make it difficult for wildlife to move and feed.

 (Randy Belstad / Courtesy)

Boiler plate snow cover tough on wildlife

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The wind-packed or sun-crusted snow blanketing much of the region delivers one of the most difficult conditions for wintering birds and a wildlife. Crusty snow with mild temperatures is more deadly than powdery snow and frigid cold. It's time to rein in...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017

FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017

Circle shows approximate range of the Profanity Peak wolf pack, which is north of U.S. 20 in Ferry County, Washington.w (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Profanity Peak wolf pack removal cost state $135K 15 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Washington wildlife managers spent $135,000 to kill seven of 11 gray wolves in a pack that had attacked or killed about 15 cattle on national forest grazing allotments in northeastern Washington last summer and fall. The Department of Fish and Wildlife have...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017

Coyote and badger at Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center in northern Colorado. (Kimberly Fraser / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Photos: Coyote, badger hunt together  

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A coyote and badger hunting together on the prairie surrounding the National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center in northern Colorado, confirmed in photos, seems like a very unusual association. But U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologists say coyotes and badgers are known to...

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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.