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This 2005 photo  shows part of the southern Selkirk caribou herd moving north through the Selkirk Mountains about three miles north of the Washington border.  (File Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Feds agree to review endangered status of caribou

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- "Maybe you got a point there," the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seemed to say today as it annouced its response to a petition questioning whether the Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou deserves status as an endangered species. The petition...

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A hiker scrambles up the granite talus above Harrison Lake in the Idaho Selkirk Mountains with Harrison Peak in the background. This popular backcountry destination in the upper Pack River drainage was recommended for wilderness designation by the Forest Service in the 1980s, but the draft management plan released by the Idaho Panhandle National Forests in 2011 does not include this area in wilderness recommendations.
 (Idaho Conservation League)

Dead moose near Harrison Lake prompts warning

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- A fresh moose carcass was discovered TODAY along the Selkirk Crest’s popular Harrison Lake Trail prompting local Forest Service officials to issue a wildlife hazard warning. No conflicts between humans and wildlife have been reported, but officials recommend that hikers choose another...

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