Outdoor

Animals around the Basin: Cougars continued

November 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

How big is a cougar? Here is how Washington Fish and Wildlife describes the animal: “Cougars are the largest members of the cat family in Washington. Adult males average approximately 140 pounds but in rare cases may weigh 180 pounds and me...

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Animals around the Basin: Cougars

November 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Are there really cougars in the Columbia Basin? Yes, there are cougars in the Basin. The cougar is also known as a mountain lion, panther, ghost cat, shadow cat, painter, American lion and catamount. The territory of this cat ranges from th...

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Animals around the Basin: Coyotes

November 17, 2019 at 7:28 pm

It would be difficult to talk to a Columbia Basin citizen who has not seen or heard a coyote. In fact, coyotes inhabit many residential areas and even downtown areas.My most recent sighting was in the residential area of Hacienda Heights, C...

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Bird count lists

November 14, 2019 at 8:45 pm

Keeping a list of birds encountered by a bird watcher, also known as a birder, is a common activity. There are various kinds of lists, but all of them involve keeping a list of the names of the birds identified by a person.The first list is...

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Websites assist birding education

November 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

Websites are informational and educational. One caution is to realize not all information on websites is correct. Still websites are useful for providing information on several angles.This week we have learned about the Annual Christmas Bir...

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Christmas Bird Count

November 11, 2019 at 7:47 pm

What is the Christmas Bird Count? The Annual Christmas Bird Count is an Audubon Society sponsored event taking place between Dec. 14, 2019 and Jan. 5, 2020.The area covered in this count is a 15-miles diameter circle. The count includes a g...

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Final thoughts about Deer Camp

November 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

We have explored several thoughts about spending time at Deer Camp over the past couple of weeks. Today we will discuss a few items which are nice to have, but not necessary for a successful hunt camp.The first is a Honda EU2000i generator....

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Hunting for good eats: Deer hamburger soup

November 06, 2019 at 8:29 pm

We have been discussing cooking wild game recipes at home, so here is a recipe for all hunters. One most or all of the family members should enjoy.Hamburger soup: This soup was made recently at my house, last weekend in fact. Take as much g...

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Items to remember from Deer Camp

October 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Last week we spent our time living at The Hut and hunting Deer. Our hunting season is over. Here are some lessons or observations from our time at The Hut.Living with a group of people, such as in a camping atmosphere, requires a few consid...

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Deer Camp 2019

October 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Halfway through my trip around the edge of my hunt area put me on top of a hill overlooking the north side of the sagebrush and grass pasture. Movement was spotted about 300 yards away and to the right.It was a buck spotted several times du...

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