Outdoors

TUESDAY, AUG. 6, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

Winter treks led by Scotchman Peaks group

WINTER SPORTS -- Tracking critters with a naturalist, studying winter ecology and a ladies-only snowshoe trek into an ancient cedar grove are among a dozen outings the public can join in ...

Volunteers to be trained for wolverine research

WILDLIFE -- A training workshop will be held Saturday in Sandpoint for volunteers planning to help wildlife researchers monitor wolverines, lynx and fishers in North Idaho this winter. The Friends ...

MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Vote online to boost North Idaho wolverine study

WILDLIFE RESEARCH -- The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness once again is asking people to vote online before Sunday (Oct. 28) to help the group garner $27,600 in requested grants from Zoo ...

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012

Lynx shows up at wolverine bait station

WILDLIFE RESEARCH -- Although they're trying to document the presence of wolverines, getting good snapshots of a Canada lynx still made the day for volunteers monitoring bait stations for the wolverine research project trail ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012

Trail-cam mystery critter identified

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A snowshoe hare is caught in action by a trail cam set high in the Cabinet Mountains for a wolverine research project funded by the Friends of ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

Wolverine study training volunteers in Sandpoint

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Volunteers with skills to travel deep into the backcountry on skis or snowshoes are being trained for monitoring bait stations involved in an Idaho-Montana wolverine research project. ...

MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011

Wild Night for Wilderness Sept. 30 in Sandpoint

CONSERVATION -- “Wild Night For Wilderness" – a community celebration of the great outdoors, is being organized into an evening of music, slides and updates on the Selkirk and Cabinet mountains starting at ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2011

Scotchman Peaks continues mountain goat awareness effort

WILDLIFE -- Three cheers for Gonzaga University student Molly Sullivan Roberge and others who've been putting up posters recently to help the mountain-going public learn how to be good neighbors with the mountain goats ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011

FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2011


TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2011

Nisbet, friends lead trek up Scotchman Peak

HIKING -- The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will continue their summer group hiking series this weekend by inviting the public to sign up and join naturalist, author and ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011

Snow sloggers find company on Scotchman Peak

HIKING -- Deb Hunsicker and Phil Hough know their way around Scotchman Peak northeast of Lake Pend Oreille. As members of the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness the couple ...

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

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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