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Your Outdoors Photos: September 2017

The Inland Northwest is full of flora, fauna, waters, scenery and active people out to savor it all. Please visit this gallery regularly to share photos of your wild experiences, learning moments, hot discoveries, favorite trips. Help us build a visual tour of what's so great about the outdoors in this region through all four seasons. This photo gallery will be an inspiration to some people. To others it will be a reminder of why we love to live here -- and get outside as much as possible. <p><b>NOTE:</b> Before photos show up on the reader photo gallery, they must be approved by an editor. If yours does not show up immediately, fear not. The only likely delay is that an editor has not had a chance to approve new photo submissions yet. Thanks for participating!</p>

NOTE: Before photos show up in the reader photo gallery, they must be approved by an editor. If yours does not show up immediately, fear not. The only likely delay is that an editor has not had a chance to approve new photo submissions yet. Thanks for participating!

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Photos in This Album

  • So much song packed into such a small body! The common tree frog is at the top of our summer listening entertainment. Seen near Marshall second week of August

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • Up Up fire lookout, Bitterroot Divide, Montana, on first day of autumn.

    Photographer: Mike Brede

  • Bitterroot Divide had enough snow to make ski tracks on the first day of autumn.

    Photographer: Mike Brede

  • Bitterroot Divide had enough snow to make ski tracks on the first day of autumn.

    Photographer: Mike Brede

  • Hiking through the 'Rock Garden' glacial boulder deposits in Canada's Glacier National Park, Sept. 28.

    Photographer: Steve Davidson

  • Peyto Lake from Bow Summit in Banff National Park on a smoke free day, Sept. 27.

    Photographer: Steve Davidson

  • Blue heron, Little Spokane River near Colbert, WA, July 11.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Dragonfly, Colbert, WA, June.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Clouds looking like ocean waves from a plane 40,000 feet over New Mexico.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • I was watching a female moose with two babies in our neighbors yard near the Little Spokane River when a bull moose appeared and took a sudden interest in basketball! Sept. 17

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Little Spokane River, Sept. 17.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Beaver family behind our house on Little Spokane River near Colbert. Sept. 13.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • I was taking a photo of some ferns next to our house when I heard a noise. I stood and turned around and this group was right behind me! I stumbled around the corner of the house then peeked back with camera and running shoes at the ready! July 7, Little Spokane River, Colbert.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Kayakers gather at the annual Kootenai Fest to paddle over Kootenai Falls downstream from Libby, Montana.

    Photographer: Brian Jamieson

  • A young bull moose photographed during a climbing trip at Grand Teton National Park.

    Photographer: William Brock

  • Swan dive, Hayden Lake, Idaho

    Photographer: Joe Dix

  • Swan dive, Hayden Lake, Idaho.

    Photographer: Joe Dix

  • Taken in my front yard on the Little Spokane River at sunrise. Our sprinklers had left water drops on the tall grass and the sun shone through them.

    Photographer: David Fisher

  • Very contented doe at Newman Lake, Sept. 19.

    Photographer: mike forster

  • Getting pumpkins at Green Bluff

    Photographer: Photo taken by Josie Dix

  • Sunset Beach Hayden Lake, Idaho: in the afternoon before sunset

    Photographer: Photo taken by Ryan Dix

  • Sunset Beach at Hayden Lake, Idaho

    Photographer: Kathleen Dix

  • Sunset Beach at Hayden Lake, Idaho

    Photographer: Kathleen Dix

  • Wave surfing at Hayden Lake, Idaho

    Photographer: Photo taken by Josie Dix

  • Swandive at Hayden, Lake, Idaho

    Photographer: Joe Dix

  • Last days of summer at Harrison lake, hiking in an early snow

    Photographer: Barb Conboy

  • Beautiful purple spikes from my backyard artichoke plant.

    Photographer: Patti Livingstone

  • My yellow kayak in Priest Lake, Idaho on a very smokey afternoon in early September.

    Photographer: Grace Lorenz

  • This photo was taken on a grassy hill in Manito Park, and was captured in early September.

    Photographer: Grace Lorenz

  • Cloud-capped Mount Rainier is shown from east of Elbe, WA, while riding the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, out of Elbe on July 21,2017. It was early evening and a great sight.

    Photographer: Paul McNabb

  • This photo was taken in the gorgeous rose garden at Manito Park in early September.

    Photographer: Grace Lorenz

  • Picture from today's Meet The Editor briefing and tour at the Spokesman-Review building.

    Photographer: Mike Chamberlain

  • Alpine larch needles are beginning to change from green to yellow in mid-September, at elevation 6,400 feet in the Okanogan country along the Blue Lake Trail.

    Photographer: Teri Pieper

  • Mule deer fawn on Turnbull wildlife refuge, September 2017.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney Wa

  • Erik Rockliffe caught this spawning-run kokanee with a streamer while fly fishing on Kelly Creek.

    Photographer: Wayne Jordan

  • Peewee Falls provides cooling mist for SUPer on Pend Oreille River in Z Canyon upstream from Boundary Dam.

    Photographer: Jason Hershey

  • Wallowa Lake eagle enjoying a kokanee breakfast.

    Photographer: Bruce Turner

  • Osprey hightails It! Photographed while walking through Lincoln Park.

    Photographer: Pat Miller

  • A grayish moose feeds near Sherry Lake in Stevens County. State moose biologists say moose can have gray patches caused by infestations of ticks. In this case, however, a biologist working with moose in northeastern Washington says this healthy looking animal could be a gray phase of moose.

    Photographer: Vickie Garner Sienknecht

  • A burrowing owl reacts to the sound of my shutter West of Cheney, Sept. 1.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney Wa.

  • Evening bike ride into a smoky sunset.

    Photographer: Dave Trimmer

  • Be aware of your surroundings while backpacking in the rattlesnake country of Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.

    Photographer: Kurt Killgore

  • Bull elk cooling off with water and mud; antlers are hardened for the September rut.

    Photographer: Lindell Haggin

  • Rejoicing upon hiking to the realm of Chimney Rock.

    Photographer: Shuwen Wang

  • Bow Lake after the smoke had blown out of the sky, Banff National Park, British Columbia.

    Photographer: Marcus Duarte

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