Stories tagged: wildlife refuges
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 1:31 P.M.
Two trout lakes drained for repairs in Stevens County
Water levels at two trout fishing lakes in the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are being lowered for fall construction projects.
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014, 5:59 P.M.
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge: Marsh trail packed with features
Teachers in Stevens County have brought hundreds of schoolkids to McDowell Lake for science field trips over the years. That’s the first clue that a special 1.3-mile trail starting from …
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014, 10:22 A.M.
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge revamped: Homesteaders’ loss was wildlife’s gain
The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge southeast of Colville is celebrating its 75th anniversary this summer to acquaint more people with recent visitor-friendly improvements to a niche that’s protected …
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Area: Refuge fires boost habitat
Habitat management is a never-ending job at the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Area, and fire is a natural tool. “Unlike a tree farm, we look at the trees and …
THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2013
Landers: Shutdown closes doors on outdoors lovers
Because of politics, the gates are locked at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and a Washington hunter has lost what may be his last chance in a lifetime to hunt elk …
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
Out & About: Migratory Bird Day family activities set
OUTDO – National Migratory Bird week events organized by area Audubon Society chapters are for the birds – and people who want to learn more about them. A three-day Learn-to-Bird …
SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2013
Out & About: Region’s anglers cash in on casts
OUTPROFIT – Why should a fisherman work when there are so many opportunities to angle for dollars? Among them: • Mack Days, March 15-May 19 at Flathead Lake, with up …
SUNDAY, FEB. 24, 2013
Field Reports: Priest Lake fish plan to be presented at meeting
FISHING – As a divisive debate on managing non-native lake trout with native cutthroats and popular kokanee at Priest Lake continues, Idaho Fish and Game officials will hold a public …
SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2012
Field reports: Steelheading to open on Upper Columbia
FISHING – Fishing for hatchery steelhead will open Tuesday on the mainstem upper Columbia, Wenatchee, Icicle, Entiat, Methow and Okanogan rivers, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday. …
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011, 6:50 A.M.
Bison Range has youthful feel in spring
When it comes to the four seasons at the National Bison Range at Moiese, Mont., different people have different favorites, Pat Jamieson says. Some prefer summer, even though it can …
SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
Tsunami one more disaster for albatross
The albatross has had more ups and downs with Japan’s seismic events than the courtship flight of a snipe. While the world focuses on Japan’s March 11 earthquake disaster, a …
SUNDAY, FEB. 20, 2011
Out & About: Sky-high skiers fly at Schweitzer
Sky-high skiers fly at Schweitzer What: Yoke’s Outrageous Air Show aerial ski-jumping exhibition ( vimeo.com/12585195), plus fireworks, music
SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2010
7 youth permitted for first waterfowl hunt at Turnbull refuge
Seven young hunters have drawn permits to get the first shot at waterfowl in the 73-year history of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Their season is Sept. 25-26.