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Outdoors blog archive for July 12, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

Canoeists enjoy a relaxing float on the Little Spokane River on July 10, with flows at 300 cubic feet per second. (Rich Landers)

Little Spokane River moves paddlers along

PADDLING -- The Little Spokane River's flows are still unseasonably high, but they've dropped to a pleasant level. I joined a group of canoeists Sunday at flows of 300 cfs and we effortlessly floated from St. George's School to the takeout near the confluence of...

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See Idaho wolf hunt plans; participate in online survey

PREDATORS -- Idaho's proposed hunting-trapping plans for controlling wolves are detailed online. The same website asks viewers to complete an online survey rearding the proposals. Idaho Fish and Game officials say they will survey 1,000 randomly selected hunters and 2,000 members of the public about...

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A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association -- some from as far as Kansas -- made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail on July 8, 2011.
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Pack goat group works on Lewis and Clark Trail

PUBLIC LANDS -- A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail last weekend. The organization established in 2001 to promote packing with...

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