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THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 2014



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TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

Idaho joins hunt for citizen wolf observations

PREDATORS -- Idaho is asking the public to help in the task of monitoring the whereabouts of wolves. "Scouting for upcoming hunting seasons, huckleberry picking, and general late summer recreating ...

MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

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THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

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FRIDAY, AUG. 15, 2014

Wolves kill 14 sheep in Stevens County

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that one or more wolves from the Huckleberry Pack in southern Stevens County killed 12 sheep Aug. 11 ...


Idaho wolf hunting derby seeks 5-year permit

HUNTING -- Organizers of a disputed predator derby aimed at killing wolves in central Idaho are asking for a five-year permit to hold the contest. The Idaho Mountain Express reports ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014

Idaho scales back sage grouse hunting season

HUNTING -- Reacting to concerns about sage grouse being headed toward endangered species status, Idaho has approved a restrictive 2014 hunting season for the once prolific prairie birds. The season ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014


WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014

Feds doubt climate change’s impact on wolverines

  THREATENED SPECIES -- The wolverine, perhaps the coolest critter you've never seen, is threatened, according to considerable research, by global warming that's likely to reduce the snow packs vital ...

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014

Idaho considers scaling back sage grouse hunting

HUNTING -- Idaho is considering more restrictions on hunting sage grouse, including closures on south-state areas where the number of males at breeding grounds has declined more than 50 percent ...

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014

First Utah condor chick confirmed

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- It’s official: a pair of California condors are raising a wild chick in Zion National Park, the first chick to be documented in Utah in the bird's ...


Idaho adopts wolverine management plan

THREATENED SPECIES -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission last week unanimously approved the nation's first state management plan for sustaining the largest member of the weasel family. The Management ...

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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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