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FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014


Birding, fly fishing programs presented this week

 OUTGROUPS – Inland Northwest outdoors groups have drummed up some good stuff for their monthly free programs. Among this week’s offerings are: • Trans-America touring and local bicycling programs will be discussed ...

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014


THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014

Montana may expand protection for Fish Creek

FISHING -- Although it flows into the Clark Fork River below Interstate 90, Fish Creek is a sleeper resource unknown to most anglers. Luckly, Montana conservationists and fisheries managers have ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014

Land Trust names new director; sets fall outing

CONSERVATION --  The Spokane-based Inland Northwest Land Trust has named a new executive director to oversee its private-land conservation efforts in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Garry Schalla has assumed ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Volunteers needed for river clean-ups

RIVERS -- The big, annual Spokane River Clean-up that's been organized by Friends of the Falls has been tabled this year, but two other worthy river clean-up efforts are still ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

Outdoor groups revive monthly programs

OUTTEACH  – After a summer hiatus, Inland Northwest outdoors groups are reviving monthly free programs. Among this week’s offerings are: Bicycling Trans-Washington, 6:30 p.m., Monday, at Riverview Retirement Center, 2117 E. ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2014

Firefighting efforts rob forest health funding

PUBLIC LANDS – National conservation groups are backing a bill in Congress that would help prevent wildfire fighting operations from dipping into funding for forest health and wildfire prevention programs. ...

MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

Volunteers sign up for annual cleanup of ocean beaches

CONSERVATION --Washington CoastSavers has opened registration for participating in the International Coastal Cleanup, Sept. 20, 2014. Volunteers can select from dozens of beaches to clean in Washington, from the Long ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014

Idaho license plates focus on wildlife

CONSERVATION -- First the state bird, then an elk, and a trout.  These iconic Idaho species are featured on the state's wildlife specialty license plates that can be seen on ...

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

Methow forest areas reopen as fires reduced

PUBLIC LANDS -- Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest have reopened many of the areas that were closed because of the Carlton Complex wildfires. Areas ...

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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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