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FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2011

THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2011


MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011


THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

Aggressive mountain goat reported in North Cascades

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- Hikers in the Teanaway area of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are being warned to watch out for an aggressive mountain goat. Spokeswoman Nancy Jones says the forest has received six or seven complaints since June, most recently last weekend. The goat is...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011

Oregon Conservation Fund a misnomer, groups say

PREDATOR CONTROL -- Oregon's new fund to boost predator control is appallingly misnamed environmental groups say. Even Governor John Kitzhaber complained of the name when he signed the measure into law, according to a Northwest Public Radio report. Few people would balk at contributing at...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2011

Jaime Johnson of Lincoln, MT, photographed this whitetail buck in velvet near his home on Aug. 5, 2011. (Jaime Johnson)

Deer has that velvety feeling

" She's well aquainted with the touch of a velvet hand like a lizard on a window pane." - John Lennon WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY -- This photo was made last night by Lincoln, Mont., photographer Jaime Johnson, who makes more great outdoor photos in a week...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

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TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2011

Whitetail buck photographed in late July 2011 near Lincoln, Mont. (Jaime Johnson / jaimejohnson.zenfolio.com)

Whitetails buck shows high potential

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY -- This whitetail buck should inspire some anticipation for September. The photo was made last week by Lincoln, Mont., photographer Jaime Johnson, who makes more great outdoor photos in a week than most wannabe outdoor photogs make in a year. "This is one...

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SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association -- some from as far as Kansas -- made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail on July 8, 2011.
 (U.S. Forest Service)

Pack goat group works on Lewis and Clark Trail

PUBLIC LANDS -- A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail last weekend. The organization established in 2001 to promote packing with...

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FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011


The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to reintroduce mountain goats to the Columbia Gorge.The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to reintroduce mountain goats to the Columbia Gorge.
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Park plea: Don't pee along trails 

HIKING -- Olympic National Park hikers who urinate along trails may be creating linear "salt licks" that attract mountain goats. The practice may be partially responsible for luring in goats that have been harassing and even killing park visitors. Sounds like a troublesome new pack...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011


Mike Rule, wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, points out migration and nesting patterns to a visitor at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Turnbull Refuge offers tours, activities Saturday

NATURE -- Turnbull Wildlife Refuge staff and volunteers are leading several tours, walks and activities Saturday to coincide with the annual Jubilee in nearby Cheney. Pre-register with group leaders for details and meeting places. 8 a.m: A two-hour morning walk around the Pine Lakes area...

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TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011

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