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Wednesdays In the Woods at Riverside: June 2022

Free, family-friendly events every Wednesday evening in June 2022 at Riverside State Park’s Bowl & Pitcher area.

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Tall, mature pine trees in the Eagle Camp Wilderness, in Oregon, with sunshine streaming behind them.

New Funding For America’s Green Infrastructure

The Great American Outdoors Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Act both provide much-needed funds for public lands.

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Three story Bear Creek Lodge and brown siding, white-framed windows, green slanted roof, and brick chimney.

Mt. Spokane State Park Hopes to Add Bear Creek Lodge

Washington State Parks looks to acquire Bear Creek Lodge property to enhance entrance to Mount Spokane State Park.

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Runners crossing the Don Kardong Bridge one mile after starting the Negative Split Half Marathon. Photo: Hank Greer

Centennial Trail Don Kardong Bridge Improvements

American Rescue Plan, Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program, and Friends of the Centennial Trail combine funds for bridge improvements.

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Sepia-tone photo of traditional Kalispel Tribe canoe and two people sitting inside with fishing rods in the water.

Kalispel Tribe Reclaims Historic Lands

The Kalispel Tribe was gifted the Pack River Delta property by The Idaho Club reclaiming a portion of their traditional homeland.

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Metal bolt and anchor in a climbing rock with carabiner attached.

How To Report Bad Climbing Bolts & Anchors

Bower Climbing Coalition, based in Spokane, Wash., has a new online feature for people to report bad bolts or anchors at regional rock areas.

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Ethan Anderson hanging from handholds while bouldering -- climbing without harness or ropes.

Spokane Teen Qualifies for USA Climbing Nationals

Ethan “Buddy” Anderson, 16, from Spokane, Wash., qualified for USA Climbing Nationals, happening July 2022.

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Fly-fisherman holding a wild steelhead in the water.

Snake River Salmon Initiative Gains Support

By Sam Mace Spokane, Wash. In 2021, Washington Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee acknowledged the serious salmon and steelhead crisis in the Snake …

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Landscape view of Lake Spokane, with puffy clouds in the blue sky, and tall dried grass and evergreen trees between the photographer and lakeshore.

New Conservation Land At Lake Spokane

Inland Northwest Land Conservancy and Avista worked together to conserve 526 acres on the north shore of Lake Spokane.

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