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FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014


Statistics to help Montana count wolves

PREDATORS -- The bottom line is that state's can't afford to continue spending millions of dollars to monitor wolf populations. There has to be an easier more affordable way. Montana ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014

Smokey Bear sparked legacy of fire prevention art

PUBLIC LANDS -- The legacy of Smokey Bear is celebrating its 70th anniversary of fire prevention messages this year.  The campaign's roots date back to 1942, when the U.S. Forest Service’s popular icon ...

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014

Inland Northwest bucket list: moose chase

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- I was minding my own business running through the woods near my South Side house this morning at 5:30 a.m. with my dog when the yearling bull moose ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014

Wandering wolf, OR-7, and new mate have pups

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The speculation is over on whether Oregon's famous radio-collared wandering wolf has a mate. OR-7 and its mate have produced pups, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed.  ...


WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014

Moose-Palooza at Twin Lakes

WILDLIFE WATCHING --  Ed Cairns had a great critter-watching experience at the upstream end of Twin Lakes near the Washington-Idaho border. "Five moose eating and swimming in the video. "Lots ...

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

Grizzlies isolated in Cabinet Mountains

THREATENED SPECIES -- Our big bears  need lots of room to roam, something that's in short supply in our ever-more-developed world.  Grizzly bears in NW Montana face trio of obstacles ...


MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

OR-7 may have found a wolf mate

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- OR-7, a wolf originally from northeast Oregon, may have found a mate in southwest Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports. In early May, ...


FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

Wyoming wolf quota increase fires up debate

PREDATORS -- Few of the dozens of outfitters and conservationists who showed up for a Wyoming Game and Fish Department wolf meeting Wednesday saw eye to eye, or approved of the ...

Rich Landers

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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. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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