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Outdoors blog archive for Feb. 7, 2017

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017

Checkerboard forest management stands out in this Jan. 4, 2017, image photographed from the International Space Station. (NASA)

Priest River checkerboard forestry vivid in NASA photo 

PUBLIC LANDS -- The checkerboard forestry management on Idaho state lands just south of Priest Lake stands out in a winter photo from NASA. "An astronaut aboard the International Space Station observed this distinctive checkerboard pattern alongside the Priest River in northern Idaho," says NASA's...

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