Goose on the lookout — for what?

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Canada geese generally nest on the ground. However, they also will nest in cliffs and high in trees, usually by taking over an existing nest, such as one built by a ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

Details of Washington waterfowl seasons changed

HUNTING -- Amendments to some of the fine print on Washington's 2013-2014 waterfowl hunting seasons have been made by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission and posted on the state ...

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

Turnbull Refuge to host youth for waterfowl hunting

HUNTING – Young hunters can apply for a limited-entry youth waterfowl hunt at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge during Washington’s youth waterfowl hunting weekend at the end of September. Applications will ...


Geese fouling Lewiston-Clarkston beaches

WILDLIFE -- Asotin resident Charlotte Tuttle detoured from the usual Asotin County Commissioners meeting Monday to let them know what's on the mind -- and feet -- of people visiting ...

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

Clouds of snow geese darken skies in Montana

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- More than 50,000 snow geese have been resting at Freezeout Lake near Great Falls, Mont., on their annual spring migration. Snow geese are the only waterfowl I ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012


TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2012

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012

Prosser man wins berth to World Duck Calling contest

WATERFOWLING --  Abel Cortina of Prosser won the premier solo event in the Washington State Duck Calling Championships last weekend, earning a berth in the prestigious World Duck Calling Championships held over Thanksgiving ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 2, 2012

Wet spring was dream for ducks

WATERFOWL HUNTING -- Preliminary surveys indicate a wet spring is just ducky for waterfowl. While the jury's still out on whether pheasants and other upland birds will produce many young after ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2012

Wetlands conservation banquet set in Pullman

WETLAND CONSERVATION -- The Pullman chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual fund-raising event on Feb. 12 at the Paradise Creek Brewery in downtown Pullman.  Social hour starts at ...

SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2011

THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2011

TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2011

Washington waterfowl seasons set

WATERFOWLING -- Duck and goose hunting in Washington this fall will be roughly the same as last year under the season adopted last week by the state Fish and Wildlife Commission approved. ...

Idaho seeks comments on waterfowl seasons

HUNTING -- Waterfowl hunters are being asked to responded to a survey on Idaho hunting season options by the end of the week. "We’ve had some requests for more late ...

SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2011

Rain, floods spurred ducks to reproduce

HUNTING– With the duck factories of North America producing a record high number of waterfowl, Montana and Idaho waterfowl hunters have something to look forward to this fall. This year, ...


Researchers mark 894 Canada geese, 30 from GU

WILDLIFE RESEARCH -- Volunteers helped Washington Fish and Wildlife Department researchers round up and band 894 Canada geese in Eastern Washington during the past two weeks.  More than 80 of ...

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