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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

Elk Foundation funds Washington habitat projects

WILDLIFE – Nine counties in Washington have been granted nearly $180,000 for habitat projects and research from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.  The 2014 grants will affect nearly 1,600 acres ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2014

BLM to fight fire with fire at Fishtrap Lake

PUBLIC LANDS --  Slow-moving fires are planned for about 1,150 acres of U.S. Bureau of Land Management scablands southwest of Spokane near Fishtrap Lake starting this week to boost wildlife habitat and reduce the ...

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013

BLM to set prescribed burns in Stevens County

PUBLIC LANDS -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is planning to conduct prescribed fires in the Huckleberry Mountains area in Stevens County Dec. 12-Jan. 31, according to the Spokane District Office. About 153 acres of public land ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013

Idaho gets habitat grants from elk group

WILDLIFE -- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation says it is transferring $223,943 in grants and other funding to help boost elk habitat programs in Idaho, including $50,000 for the wolf ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

Bacteria recruited for war on cheatgrass

HABITAT -- Keep your fingers crossed, ranchers, farmers and hunters.   Maybe this will work -- and yellow starthistle will be next! WSU researcher puts cheatgrass enemy to test in ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013

Fires planned to boost wildlife habitat

WILDLIFE -- Starting as early as Monday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to ignite controlled burns on parts of two wildlife areas in northeast Washington to reduce ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2012

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011

Hear sage advice about restoring scablands

CONSERVATION -- The Nature Conservancy’s Arid Lands Program will shed some light on the importance Eastern Washington shrub-steppe habitats during a slide program on Wednesday, 7 p.m., sponsored by Spokane ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011


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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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