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Western conifer seed bugs … bug off!
September 13, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
The western conifer seed bug with its long legs and an antenna has tried to invade many of our homes this fall. I found a dozen or so of these slow-crawling bugs last week trying to access our house....
Spruce Grouse: The gentle chicken of the forest
September 06, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
Last week I was on a photo trip journeying via country road 2509 to Spruce Lake when I came onto a fairly common site for late summer. It was a mother spruce grouse and three of her chicks who were a...
Whitetail deer antlers in the velvet
August 30, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
Each year it happens sometime around Labor Day. It’s when whitetail bucks shed the velvet from their antlers. While a whitetail’s antlers are growing they are covered with velvet. Velvet is a living...
Queen Lake: A nice hike with a serene reward
August 23, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” — Henry David Thoreau Take a break at a ...