Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014


BLM seeks artist in residence for Idaho wilderness

WILDERNESS -- Here's a wild opportunity for professional artists looking for immersion in a canyonland wilderness landscape: The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Idaho will host two week-long Artists-in-Residence, one for the Bruneau-Jarbidge ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014

St. Joe River campground host sought

CAMPING – A campground host is being sought for the Huckleberry Campground along the St. Joe River 30 miles east of St. Maries, Idaho. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

BLM opens Escure Ranch road to Towell Falls

PUBLIC LANDS -- The gate has been opened temporarily at Escure Ranch to allow motor vehicles to drive the road less than three miles into Towell Falls, the U.S. Bureau of ...


Mica Bay Boater Park closed for tree removal

BOATING -- The Mica Bay Boater Park on Lake Coeur d'Alene has been closed temporarily until hazardous trees can be removed, according to the Bureau of Land Management Coeur d’Alene Field ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 6, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2014

BLM to fight fire with fire at Fishtrap Lake

PUBLIC LANDS --  Slow-moving fires are planned for about 1,150 acres of U.S. Bureau of Land Management scablands southwest of Spokane near Fishtrap Lake starting this week to boost wildlife habitat and reduce the ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Poor visibility postpones CdA eagle survey

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The weekly survey of bald eagles gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene was postponed today because of poor visibility caused by the incoming storm. Carrie Hugo, BLM wildlife biologists, ...

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

Eagle count soars to 129 at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The annual bald eagle gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene continues to grow, with plenty of birds for viewing as "eagle ambassadors" gear up for the annual Eagle Watch ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013

BLM to set prescribed burns in Stevens County

PUBLIC LANDS -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is planning to conduct prescribed fires in the Huckleberry Mountains area in Stevens County Dec. 12-Jan. 31, according to the Spokane District Office. About 153 acres of public land ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 10, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

CdA bald eagle count booms from 11 to 57 in a week

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bald eagles are finally showing some interest in their traditional winter feast of spawning kokanee at Lake Coeur d'Alene. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist, ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

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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