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Photo of the Centennial Trail by Jon Jonckers.

Crane Season

Some people see the word crane and think migration; others think construction. Spring time brings about a lot of changes, not just seasonal changes with wildlife and nature but incremental progress for parks, conservation areas, and community paths too. The urban core of Spokane currently hosts several large cranes for major projects, including a few …

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Photo of river otters by Kyle Merritt.

Critters in the City: Downtown Spokane’s Urban Wildlife Hikes

Eating sushi or sipping craft cocktails at a city café isn’t the typical start to a wildlife watching hike, but downtown Spokane is unique in that regard. Both the Spokane River and Latah Creek serve as wildlife corridors for a surprising list of species. Miles of lightly developed, forested park and residential land extend the …

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