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Washington Fish and Wildlife officials propose buying a 94-acre parcel in Whitman County to help assure connections to existing protected habitats for mule deer, pheasants and other wildlife.

State proposes Whitman County land acquisition 

WILDLIFE -- The state may acquire a 94-acre parcel in the Palouse grasslands to help assure mule deer, pheasants, sharp-tailed grouse and other wildlife have a corridor connecting with other protected habitats in Whitman County. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is taking public...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 17, 2014

A whitetail buck runs in mid-November, the peak of the rut for white-tailed deer in northeastern Washington. (Jaime Johnson)

Lower turnout at area deer checkstations 

HUNTING -- Fewer hunters turned in to hunter check stations north of Spokane over the weekend compared with last year, but the ratio of deer taken during the late whitetail buck season appears to be about the same. Some hunters reported the cold snap that...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, 2014


A buck, with its growing antlers still in velvet, was photographed in Western Montana on Aug. 3, 2014. (Jaime Johnson)

Photo: Buck shaping up to be a trophy 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Whether you're a hunter or a wildlife watcher, there's no doubt that this buck is shaping up to be a heart-stopper. The elegant brute was photographed in its late velvet stage of antler development on Monday by Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson....

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MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014


Whitetail fawn in hiding. (J. Foster Fanning)

Lone fawns rarely deserted by Mother Deerest

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A wildlife population explosion takes place around this time every year and anyone can stumble onto a baby critter virtually anywhere outside. "Wild bird and mammal species typically produce young in the spring and early summer," says Phil Cooper of the Idaho...

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THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014


Film: fascinating insight on obstacles to migration

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Last week, Wyoming researchers released their report on the longest mule deer migration in the world, which was happening virtually unrealized for who knows how long. This amazing short video, using remote camera photography, illustrates the man-made obstacles these mule deer must...

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