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Outdoors blog archive for June 16, 2011


Deborah Chan took this picture of white-tailed deer, a doe and fawn, at dusk last month on the Shelley Lake trail.Deborah Chan (Deborah Chan / The Spokesman-Review)

Leave young wildlife alone, officials say

YOUNG WILDLIFE -- Does have been dropping fawns throughout the region. Unfortunately, people are picking some of them up. The Inland Northwest Wildlife Council reports that several people already have called the office asking what they should do with the fawns they found alone in…

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Mikal Moore, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department East Side waterfowl specialist, orchestrates a Canada goose banding project.  (File)

Researchers round up geese around Spokane

WILDLIFE RESEARCH– Biologists and a team of volunteers are herding Canada geese into pens and clamping leg bands on about 1,000 young birds in Eastern Washington for a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife study of goose population trends. The teams were herding geese at…

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Feds fund Northwest national forest colaborative groups

PUBLIC LANDS -- Colaborative groups from nine states -- including Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon -- garnered $22 million for national forest projects last week. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the funding for Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration projects that promote healthier, safer and more…

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