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WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014


FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014

Buttercup Hike Saturday at Dishman Hills

NATURE – The 48th annual Buttercup Hike through the Dishman Hills Natural Area is set for Saturday, April 12, led by geologist and former Dishman Hills Conservancy president Michael Hamilton. ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

Dishman Hills trail project needs volunteers

TRAILS -- There's still time to join group that's reworking a trail in the Dishman Hills Natural Area on Sunday, March 30. The Washington Trails Association is teaming with the ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Buttercups defy winter to pave way for spring

NATURE -- Less than two weeks after single-digit temperatures chilled the region, the cheery buttercups -- bold, ground-hugging harbingers of spring -- were blooming in profusion around the Dishman Hills ...

MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013

Overhaul begins on trails in Dishman Hills Natural Area

CONSERVATION -- About 200 volunteers chipped in today to start a major revamping of the Dishman Hills Natural Area trail system. Groups such as the Spokane Mountaineers and Gonzaga University student programs turned out ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

Dishman Hills Buttercup Hike April 6

HIKING – The 47th annual Buttercup Hike, a free family-style guided walk through the Dishman Hills Natural Area, will be led by Dishman Hills Conservancy members on April 6. Hikers ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

Join the group for hikes to area’s wild spots

TRAILS -- Conservation groups throughout the region are scheduling guided group hikes to introduce outdoor enthusiasts to choice wild areas throughout the region. Following are some of the upcoming options ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

Dishman Hills rattlesnake puts teen in hospital

WILDLIFE – A girl struck by a small rattlesnake in the Dishman Hills Natural Area required three days of hospital care despite getting to Valley Hospital for treatment within 40 minutes. ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012

MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012

Big turnout Sunday to spiff up Dishman Hills

PUBLIC LANDS -- ‎547 volunteers, with a boost from the Washington Trails Association, turned out Sunday to pick up, plant and route trails in the Dishman Hills Natural Area. The project is backed by a ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

Dishman Hills to get TLC; join the group

WHAT: Dishman Hills Natural Area Cleanup, sponsored by REI. WHEN: April 22, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. WHERE: Dishman Hills Natural Area, Camp Caro, 625 S. Sargent Road, Spokane Valley WHO: Community ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

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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