Stories tagged: natural areas
Wed., May 1, 2013
Dishman Hills trails makeover resisted by some hikers
An effort to rebalance wildlife’s share of the Dishman Hills Natural Area has been getting mixed reviews as workers try to scale back the web of unofficial trails. About 200 …
Sun., April 28, 2013, 1:14 a.m.
Local Trail Angel: Mark Pinch
A choice natural area preserve for hikers was preserved with the help of a man who makes his living securing choice areas for development.
Sun., May 6, 2012
Out & About: State accepting proposals for sportfishing rule changes
SPORTFISHING – Proposals for changing Washington sportfishing rules starting in 2013 are being accepted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife through June 15. The agency says it will …
Sat., April 14, 2012
County adds acreage to protected space
Spokane County parks officials closed deals Friday to acquire 269 acres in the Glenrose area to be protected open space. Two adjoining parcels were purchased with $473,500 from the Spokane …
Sun., July 17, 2011
Little Spokane River a top attraction
The Little Spokane River Natural Area, managed in north Spokane by Riverside State Park, is one of the region’s top outdoor recreation attractions. Its trails lure scores of dayhikers.