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FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

WSU study: Can grizzlies make use of tools?

WILDLIFE RESEARCH -- Washington State University researchers are learning whether grizzly bears make and use tools. With claws and teeth that can rip open anything from a beer can to beaver dens and ...

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

Photo: bull elk trio displays great potential

WILDLIFE WATCHING  -- This royal threesome of bull elk photographed in early July by Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson is probably polishing up its act, so to speak, for the ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 15, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2014

Video: Momma bear gives cub tooth love

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The video above shows a savvy black bear sow doing what she needs to do to get her young cub out of danger from passing vehicles. The ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 5, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014

SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014

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

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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