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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011


WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011

SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2011

Inland Northwest Land Trust annual party is Monday

CONSERVATION -- The Inland Northwest Land Trust, which works quietly with landowners to preserve the landscape with conservation easements and other methods, will hold its annual meeting and Harvest Party Monday, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Community Building lobby, 35 W. Main Ave. in Spokane. INLT...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011

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MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011


Williams Lake outside of Cheney offers a perfect spot for recreators and wildlife close to the city. The Washington Department of Ecology is preparing to step in and re-write portions of Spokane County''s shoreline master plan, which govern 750 miles of shoreline along local rivers, lakes and streams. The state says Williams Lake exemplifies a Spokane county lake with extensive shorelines and associated wetlands of outstanding ecological integrity, despite development along some areas.   (Archive Archive / The Spokesman Review)

Wetlands declining, report confirms

CONSERVATION -- America's wetlands declined slightly from 2004-2009, underscoring the need for continued conservation and restoration efforts, according to a report issued last week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This is merely affirmation of an old story. The federal agency's Status and Trends...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

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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THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011

Judge signs off on forest protections

NATIONAL FORESTS -- A federal judge signed off this month on an agreement between conservation groups and the U.S. Forest Service to update protections for rare and obscure species that depend on old growth forests to live. U.S. District Court Judge John Coughenour in Seattle...

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TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011

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