THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

Wildlife refuge cameras catch cats in the act of poaching

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A Florida research project on endangered species in the hammocks of North Key Largo uncovered an unwanted cast of video stars: Cats perched atop man-made woodrat nests. "The cats are doing the things that cats do when they hunt," Jeremy Dixon, manager...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2013

Hunting, fishing options could expand on 26 national wildlife refuges

HUNTING -- The Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge in North Idaho and the Willapa Refuge in Western Washington are among 20 federal refuges that could see hunting opportunities expanded under a proposal released today by Interior Sally Jewell. In addition, six refuges in four states would...

FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

Volunteers needed for trail work at area parks

TRAILS – Trails at Liberty Lake, Mount Spokane and the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are scheduled for rerouting or maintenance projects by the Washington Trails Association in the next few weeks. The most ambitious project involves work near a popular waterfall to make...

MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011

National Wildlife Refuges taking comment on future goals

PUBLIC LANDS -- Friday is the deadline for public comment on a draft vision of the future for the National Wildlife Refuge System. A wide range of comments already has been posted on the elaborate website AmericaWildlife.org sponsored by the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service. (This...


Friends of Turnbull benefit March 27

CONSERVATION -- The 4th annual dinner and auction fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge is set for March 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. in Spokane. The events helps fund Turnbull’s environmental education...

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