A bevy of scientists has helped Montana’s most threatened fish avoid blinking out.
At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one of the final duck hunts of the year.
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
A proposal to strip gray wolves of their remaining federal protections could curtail their rapid expansion across vast swaths of the U.S. West and Great Lakes, yet the predators already are proving to be resilient in states where hunting and trapping occur.
Grand Canyon National Park, which is celebrating its centennial, is a monument to eye-catching natural beauty – and the value of government regulation, which deter miners, plans for dams, tramways that once hauled out bat guano for fertilizer and a gamut of other development dreams and schemes.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 14
From my first lesson, I’ve learned that skiing starts with the feet. In a yoga session, your instructor’s first order is to activate your feet. The power you feel from nearly every pose, as well as the energy you feel coursing through your body, comes from the ground up.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo of a tiny pygmy nuthatch, 4
In 1984 a few concerned anglers, worried about the decline of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River caused by unrestricted cattle grazing along its banks, gathered at a cabin in Pinehaven and formed the Henry’s Fork Foundation.
Most folks don’t know it, but a multiday backpacking trip in New Zealand would do them a world of good at this time of year. Down there, in the sun-drenched days of deepest summer, thermal refugees from the Northern Hemisphere can hike in shorts, swim in the rivers and nap in the shade of 15-foot tall ferns.
Area outdoor groups are offering a wide range of free presentations in early March.
A big trap and lots of bait left almost 30 bighorn sheep on Chelan Butte with either a new home, or a fancy new tracking collar. On Feb. 21, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife staff, along with staff from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and volunteers with the Wenatchee Sportsman’s Association and Washington Wild Sheep Foundation, captured 28 sheep and sent 20 of them to a new home in Utah, according to a WDFW news release.
From informational pamphlets handed out to tourists at the gates of Yellowstone National Park to roadside informational signs and displays in its visitor center, the park’s staff try to teach visitors not to get too close to wildlife.
Just 20 minutes from downtown Sin City is world-class rock climbing in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It’s an adult playground made of sandstone and sunshine.
A 2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival People’s Choice Award-winning film, “Bikes of Wrath,” will be shown March 14.
The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy is hosting a snowshoe hike along the Vision Quest trail in the McKenzie Conservation Area on Sunday.
The immaculately groomed Nordic trails stretch out like corduroy ribbons on the glistening hillsides around Lone Mountain Ranch.
Some months ago, I found myself in a surgeon’s office paying top dollar for his expert advice.
Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7
Several state wildlife areas in southeastern Washington are affected by closures to aimed at reducing disturbance to winter weary big game, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Wednesday.
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