Outdoors

What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

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Northern pintail duck: The greyhound of the air!

“Advice from a duck; dive into your life, let troubles roll off your back, take time to preen, look beneath the ...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Tree roots serve many purposes

“When the roots are deep there is no reason to fear the wind.”

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Steller’s Jay: Pretty, noisy with a great haircut!

“Anyone who has watched Steller’s Jay knows that they are anything but birdbrained”

Updated 1 month ago
About the Douglas fir

“The big tree is nature’s forest masterpiece, and so far as I know, the greatest of living things.” — John Muir 1838-1914 “Father of the National Parks” and ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
If you live in Boundary County, wave!

“The road may be beautiful or ugly, it may be easy or hard, smooth or rough — it doesn’t matter; what matters most is where the road will take you, enjoy the...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Moose calf still hanging around KNWR

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mid-winter beauty in Boundary County

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Why are we hearing more coyotes howl?

“Whenever the pressure of our complex life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yel...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Canada geese: Boundary County’s winter honkers

“... whoever you are, no matter how lonely the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting — over and over ...

Updated 2 months ago
Best Shot

Updated 2 months ago
Winter on the hoof: How deer, elk and moose cope with the snow!

“When snow falls, nature listens.”