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Your Outdoor Photos: February 2022

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.

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

  • Baby robins on our porch. Mom and Dad made a nest in our potted plant. Growing fast. Flew out of the nest this Monday.

    Photographer: Doug & Karen Pottratz

  • Rainbow over Thorp as seen from the Palouse-Cascade Trail in Thorp at the beginning of March

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • This is Obie, his family was hiking in Riverside State Park in the middle of February. He had been napping inside the back pack and just got out long enough to stretch his legs. He's gonna be a great hiking buddy for his family.

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • Spring can't be too far off as this Ruby crowned Kinglet shows his red crown off for the ladies. Taken south of Spokane Feb 18 2022.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • No this bird is not deformed it is a Red Crossbill (female) the males are a bright red. The bill is shaped this way to help them pry open pine cones to get the seeds out. Taken on Turnbull wildlife refuge Feb 16 2022.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • Playful otter enjoying spring-like February morning on Hauser Lake. You never know who will pop up this time of year.

    Photographer: Angela Marie

  • A quiet mid-February morning at McKenzie Conservation Area this past weekend. Newman Lake looked lovely in the sun.

    Photographer: Lisa Giegel

  • An early Valentine from Mother Nature. I saw this at the Iller Creek Conversation Area trails on February 8, 2022.

    Photographer: Lisa Giegel

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