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MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011

Dine for ducks

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION – The Pullman, Washington Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual fund-raising banquet on March 26 at Banyan’s Restaurant, 1260 NE Palouse Ridge Road on the WSU Golf Course. Doors will open at 5:30, with raffles, games and silent auctions during the...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011


The Sierra Club youth ambassador summer internship involves, among other things, going out with the club's Inner City Outing trips to introduce urban kids to the outdoors. (Sierra Club)

This student internship is outdoors dream job

OUTFIELD -- If you know an outdoors-oriented student looking for a summer job, here's one with perks that caught my attention, including $2,000 worth of top-quality outdoor gear, a $2,500 stipend and expenses-paid backcountry trips in multiple states. The Sierra Club is billing its summer...

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MONDAY, FEB. 14, 2011

Colville-area cattleman John Dawson is signing conservation easements for hundreds of acres of his ranch.

Conserving working ranches topic of fundraiser

CONSERVATION -- John Dawson, a Colville-area cattle rancher, will be featured at a Spokane event this week sponsored by several conservation groups to raise awareness of need to maintain working ranches for the benefit of wildlife. Read my December feature story about Dawson. The Dawson...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26, 2011

See documentary on Skeena River woes

RIVERS -- Whether you're a paddler or a steelhead angler, you've probably heard of British Columbia's Skeena River. It's an iconic natural resource that's threatened, according to a documentary that will be playing in Spokane on Friday. "Awakening at the Skeena," a film by Andrew...

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