Outdoors

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Feds delay decision on wolf de-listing

PREDATORS -- Federal wildlife officials are postponing a much-anticipated decision on whether to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states. In a court filing Monday in Billings, Mont., ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013

Seen near Wallace: Is it wolf or dog?

WILDLIFE --  A reader submitted this photo snapped Wednesday off I-90 between Wallace and Mullan.  She said the eyes appeared blue like those of a husky, but the animal ran ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013


Montana revisiting wolf management plan

PREDATORS -- With wolves stacking up in northeastern Washington at an alarming rate, perhaps Washington ought to take a cue from Montana, which has announced plans to review the guidelines set ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013

Idaho extends wolf hunting through June

HUNTING -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission today (March 28) voted to extend the current wolf hunting season in the Middle Fork and part of the Dworshak-Elk City wolf management ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

Montana wolf seasons closing with higher harvest

PREDATORS -- With Montana's wolf season coming to a close this evening, hunters and trappers have reported killing 223 wolves during the state’s third season and the first that allowed trapping. That's ...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20, 2013

Wash. lawmakers pass wolf bills out of committee

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Two of several gray wolf-related bills being considered in the 2013 Washington Legislature have passed out of committee and could be considred by the Senate. Andy Walgamott ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013

Wolf numbers doubled in 2012, Washington report confirms

ENDANGERED SPECIES --  Although the unofficial estimates have been out for weeks, the Washington Fish and Wildlife today confirmed that the number of confirmed gray wolves and wolf packs in the state nearly doubled during ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

Montana law expands wolf hunting

PREDATORS -- A wolf management bill that was fast-tacked through the Montana Legislature was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Steve Bullock. Bullock said the law will allow hunters to purchase up to three ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013

Montana fast-tracks bill to expand wolf hunting

PREDATORS -- A proposal to narrow wildlife management options and expand the state's wolf hunt is being fast-tracked through the Montana Legislature for the governor's, according to the Associated Press. The Montana Senate ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013

Golden eagles falling victim to snare traps

WILDLIFE -- A sudden spike in golden eagles being caught in snare traps in Montana this week is setting off alarm bells.  The eagles feed often on road-killed and winter-killed ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

Groups skeptical of Kretz wolf relocation bill

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Wolf supporters and even some cattleman's groups say an Eastern Washington lawmaker's bill aimed at moving wolves to the west side of the state is damaging their ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013

TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2013

Idaho may pay trappers to target wolves

PREDATORS -- Idaho wildlife officials are considering paying private trappers to kill wolves roaming in specific hunting zones, such as the St. Joe River drainage, where wolves have had a significant impact on ...

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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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