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Outdoors blog archive for May 2016

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

A hive of honeybees is displayed at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction, Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second-highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual survey. (Associated Press)

Report: Montana loses 44 percent of honeybees 

POLLINATORS -- This continuing problem is important to all of us. Reports: U.S. honeybee keepers lost 44 percent of their hives Two reports detailing the loss of honeybees across the U.S. delivered more bad news for the nation's tiny pollinators: Colony losses continue, including in…

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SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

A lone gray wolf travels along the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park in February 2008.  (FILE / The Spokesman-Review)

Tripling wolf harvest outside Yellowstone rejected

PREDATORS -- A proposal to triple the number of wolves that hunters and trappers can kill just outside Yellowstone National Park was rejected Thursday by Montana wildlife commissioners, the Associated Press reports. Wildlife managers had recommended increasing the 2016 wolf quota for a hunting district…

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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016


In this Dec. 16, 2013 photo, a fire burns the hillside in the Big Sur, Calif., region. More than 800 firefighters fought the unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee the forested mountains. No injuries have been reported. (Travis Geske / The Californian)

Firewise workshop in Spokane May 17-18

FIRE PREVENTION -- A free Firewise Communities Workshop will be offered May 17-18 in Spokane by the Washington Department of Natural Resources, Spokane County Conservation District and Washington State University Extension. The sessions will offer advice on how to adapt to living with wildfire and...

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TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

Fly fishers in the annual One-Fly fishing tournament out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, drift on the South Fork Snake River with the Grand Tetons in the background. (Photo by Neal Henderson/Reaction / Photo by Neal Henderson/Reaction)

Fly Fishing Expo coming to CdA May 13-14

Fly Fishing Expo in Coeur d’Alene OUTCAST – Free workshops, casting lessons, fly tying and activities for all ages will be featured at the 2016 Coeur d’Alene Fly Fishing Expo Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, at the Best Western Coeur d’Alene. Montana author, guide and...

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Bicyclists pedal up Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road during Memorial Day weekend.  Bicyclists owned the road, which had just be cleared of snow to Logan Pass weeks earlier than normal but was not yet open to motor vehicles. (Jim Mellen)

Glacier Park bike shuttle service debuts

PARKS – A new early season shuttle bus service for bicycle riders on the Going-to-the-Sun Road through Glacier National Park debuted on Saturday. The free service operates seven days a week through June 26 or when the GTSR opens to vehicles, whichever comes first. Monitor...

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MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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