Outdoors

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

Noxious weeds workshop March 22 at Usk

HABITAT -- Weed control on private lands is important to everyone with an interest in wildlife and wild lands. Property owners can find out how to manage weeds and sign up ...

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 ...

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012

Veterinarian’s state flora ripe for trouble

Nature didn't stand still while I've been on vacation.  In the past two weeks, the cheatgrass has gone from green and soft to cured with spear-like seedheads that cling to socks ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012

Waging war: one weed at a time

TRAILS -- I'm working late today, after taking the morning off to give a little TLC to a local hiking-biking route. Portions of the route were overwhelmed by spotted knapweed ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011

Wash vehicles to reduce spread of weeds

CONSERVATION -- Vehicles can pick up large numbers of seeds from weeds and other plants and spread them for miles, especially when the vehicles are driven off-trail and under wet ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

Biological weed control workshop offered

WILD LANDS -- A workshop on controlling weeds on private lands with biological agents is set for June 23 at Mirabeau Park in Spokane Valley offered Spokane County-WSU Extension.   Cost ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011

Program addresses Eloika Lake milfoil issue

INVASIVE SPECIES -- Eloika Lake's "milfoil monster" will be addressed in an upcoming program geared to anglers, property owners and anyone else who wants information on this threat to a popular ...

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011

Landowner workshop deals with weeds, pests

HABITAT -- Pend Oreille County property owners can learn to manage pests and noxious weeds and sign up for neighborhood cost-share assistance in a free March 26 workshop offered by ...

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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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