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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2017

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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

Jessica Biltonen, 9, of Potlatch prepares to fire at the air-gun shooting rage at the Big Horn Outdoor Recreation Show. (Rich Landers)

Kids take their best shot at Big Horn Show

SPORTSMEN SHOWS -- Kids were having a blast at the Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show today at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. They were catching fish, seeing live bears, punching the bullseyes out of targets with air rifles at the Sportsman's Shooting Gallery,...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017




This dead Indiana bat, found in an abandoned mine in Rosendale, N.Y., died of white-nose syndrome. (Associated Press)

State No. 30 confirms white-nosed syndrome in bats

WILDLIFE -- White-nose syndrome has been confirmed in Nebraska, the 30th state to document the devastating fungal disease that affects hibernating bats. The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin confirmed white-nose syndrome in three bats from the Cass County mine, including...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

A version of a Remington Model 700 rifle. (Rich Landers)

Remington Model 700 trigger lawsuit settled in court

SHOOTING -- Turning aside objections from gun owners, legal experts and nine state attorneys general, a federal judge has given final approval to a landmark class action settlement involving some 7.5 million allegedly defective Remington guns, CNBC reports this morning. The ruling allows the owners...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017


This is what the Slavin Conservation Area looked like in November, after the grash had grown tall and turned brown heading into winter. Chris Bonsignore, wetlands biologist for Ducks Unlimited, was leading a group through a DU engineered wetlands restoration project on the Slavin Conservation Area, one of more than 20 areas secured by the Spokane County Conservation Futures Program.  (Rich Landers)

Ducks Unlimited banquet March 25 in Spokane

CONSERVATION –The Spokane Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 12th annual fundraising dinner to benefit wetlands conservation in the Pacific Northwest. The event will start at 5 p.m. on March 25 at the Eagles Lodge in Spokane Valley. "This fun, family friendly event...

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Wild turkeys make themselves at home on the South Hill. (Rich Landers)

South Hill turkeys at home in the 'hood

WILDLIFE -- Heading into their breeding season, wild turkeys are going to be notably conspicuous in South Hill neighborhoods well into May. Expect traffic slowdowns as toms strut in the streets and chase off contenders for the affections of nearby hens. You could be considered...

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