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MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2015

TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015

THURSDAY, AUG. 6, 2015



Rain! Beautiful to behold, but drought persists 

FISHING -- I've written a ton recently about drought conditions, record-low stream flows, considerations for fishing in warm-water conditions and more. Today's rain is wonderful; just what we needed. Streams are cooler. Columbia River sockeye are seeing a thermal doorway opening for upstream passage into...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

An advertising campaign inspired by drought encourages California residents to landscape with native plants that need less water.  The ads also encourage people to take shorter showers and use brooms to sweep instead of hosing off driveways and sidewalks. (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)

End of June drought report in a word: bleak 

CLIMATE CHANGE -- If we were smart here in the Inland Northwest, we'd let 2015 be our incentive to embrace water conservation. Fish and wildlife depend on water the flows on the surface as well as that precious ground water. All sources of water, from...

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MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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