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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016

SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016


A gray wolf is seen on the run near Blacktail Pond in Yellowstone National Park in Park County, Wyo. The Obama administration on Friday June 7, 2013, proposed lifting federal protections for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states, a move that would end four decades of recovery efforts.  (Yellowstone National Park)

Groups want wolf monitoring extended 5 years 20 

PREDATORS -- Five conservation groups filed a petition Tuesday requesting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue monitoring northern Rocky Mountains gray wolves for another five years. The existing monitoring program, which is required by the Endangered Species Act after protections are removed for…

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Nordic skater Marshall Greene warms up on the Mount Spokane cross-country skiing trails. (Rich Landers)

Skinny skiers earn the title!

OUTGOING – Active outdoor winter pursuits have a way of getting people out of the house – and making practitioners hungry. But which activities burn the most calories? The following activities are listed with the number of calories burned per hour. The first number is...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016

I love huckleberries," says Vickie Sienknecht, who picked this bunch of beauties in August 2014. (Courtesy file photo to SR: Vickie Sienknecht)

Top Landers Outdoors Blog posts in 2015 

OUTDOORS -- The most-viewed post on my Outdoors Blog in 2015 – indeed, the top originally written post by any of the newspaper bloggers -- was an April Fools Day post entitled “Huckleberry picking to be banned in Idaho Panhandle Forests.” For those of you...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2016

SATURDAY, JAN. 2, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 1, 2016

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