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WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Six sea lions killed to protect Columbia salmon

FISHING -- Six California sea lions have been killed to protect endangered salmon crossing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, the Associated Press reports. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Jessica ...

Photo: five cougars near Newman Lake home

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Ken Vanden Heuvel got a big surprise when he checked out the photos on the trail cam that's pointed down the driveway of his Newman Lake-area home. ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014


Status report: Wolves continue expansion in Washington

ENDANGERED SPECIES --  Gray wolves established four new packs and expanded their territory in Washington over the past year, state wildlife managers told the state Fish and Wildlife Commission at a public meeting ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014


MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

Idaho wolf control: 23 wolves for $30K

PREDATORS --  Idaho Fish and Game estimates that last month’s wolf control action in the Lolo elk zone cost approximately $30,000 resulting in the taking of 23 wolves in an ...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2014

Oregon releases statewide gray wolf status report

WILDLIFE -- Oregon is reporting significant growth in wolf packs in its annual status report on gray wolf recovery released Tuesday. The status reports from all the western recovery states are ...

MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 21, 2014

Trail cam catches battling bald eagles

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Sometimes trail cams are flat out lucky -- as effective as a pro photographer at snapping the shutter at precisely the right moment to capture wildlife in ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 27, 2013

Some cougar hunting areas to close

HUNTING --  Cougar hunts in several areas of the state will close at dusk on Dec. 31 as harvest guidelines for the animals have been reached in those areas, the Washington Department ...

MONDAY, DEC. 23, 2013

Wolf hunting derby highlights myths of extremists

HUNTING -- I'm not big on contests that promote killing predators, but it's almost humorous to watch the reaction to the two-day wolf-coyote hunting derby being promoted for Dec. 28-29, out of ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013

Deer takes icy plunge to flee mountain lion

WILDLIFE WATCHING --  Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson and his wife, Lisa, were in the right place at the right time to see a killer wildlife drama play out on  below-zero temperatures ...

MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013

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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