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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Idaho facing up to more pets caught in traps

TRAPPING -- I reported in December that pets, especially dogs, are vulnerable to traps set out near recreational trails. As if to emphasize the point, two dogs have been reported killed recently by traps in North Idaho. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is...

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Comment due on Idaho hunting-trapping proposals

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Idaho Fish and Game is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 upland game, turkey and furbearer seasons. Comments are due on Friday, Jan. 3. Idaho Fish and Game proposes: To allow nonresident trappers to trap any species...

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

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 of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, the Idaho Conservation League and Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education (SOLE)...

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 Boise that would be applied to wolverine research in the Idaho Panhandle....

TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012

Canada Lynx Sighted on Salmon-Challis National Forest

WILDLIFE -- Idaho Fish and Game biologists confirmed a recent sighting of a Canada lynx on the Salmon-Challis National Forest. The sighting is the first direct evidence of lynx presence on the forest since 1991. Idaho Fish and Game collected hair and scat samples from...

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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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