Trail & Conservation News

Welcoming the Pronghorn Antelope Back to Washington

It’s time to welcome the Western Hemisphere’s fastest land animal, the pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana), back to Washington! The animal can reach speeds of up …

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Citizen Science & the Crown of the Continent

Rapidly shrinking glaciers in Montana’s Glacier National Park alarm scientists and visitors to the mountainous 1.013 million-acre park along the Alberta border. In the past …

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Photo of two bikers on John Wayne Pioneer Trail by Robert Yates

Great American Rail Trail Preferred Route Announced

Washington, D.C.—The Great American Rail Trail is a proposed 3,700-mile route that would stretch through 12 states, from Washington to Maryland, passing close to Spokane …

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Photo of the Centennial Trail by Jon Jonckers.

“Round Up” for the Centennial Trail through LIME Bikes and Scooters

Spokane, Wash.—In early May 2019, the City of Spokane launched a new season for the LIME electric bike and scooters program across the entire city. …

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Reckoning on The Snake River

Learn about recent developments Snake River salmon and steelhead, benefiting Fishermen, recreation businesses, and friends of NW Rivers.

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Collaborative River Conservation in the Inland NW

Rivers are complex systems, and conservation efforts can be as complex as river systems themselves. Collaborative efforts involving multiple stakeholders have the best chance to …

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Lake Roosevelt from Hwy 25. Beautiful landscapes soothe the soul. Photo courtesy of National Park Service

Historic Protections Won Through Public Lands Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A historic, bipartisan conservation package that expands protections for American public lands and supports outdoor projects across the nation was signed into law in …

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New Land Trust Aims to Turn Timberland to Trails

CHEWELAH, WA—While the thought of running out of recreation land might seem ridiculous in open space-abundant Northeast Washington, it’s critical that outdoor enthusiasts recognize not …

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Person mountain biking along a dirt trail at Riverside State Park, with forest in the near distance.

Spokane Rimrock to Riverside Trail Project

The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy prepares to finalize plans for the Rimrock to Riverside nature corridor project.

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