Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

Bacteria recruited for war on cheatgrass

HABITAT -- Keep your fingers crossed, ranchers, farmers and hunters. Maybe this will work -- and yellow starthistle will be next! WSU researcher puts cheatgrass enemy to test in Idaho Ann Kennedy believes ACK55, a bacteria that naturally occurs in soils, is a natural enemy...

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

High alert for bird dog owners: Cheatgrass in full bloom

HUNTING DOGS -- The national plant of veterinarians across the West is in full bloom. Cheatgrass that was only a spotty problem two weeks ago has been cured by the recent heat wave and I can tell you from personal experience that it's at full...

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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