Outdoor Report – Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

Today in the KOHO Outdoor Report, Hanne Beener, Trails Program Manager at the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, talks about heading to upper elevations to avoid the heat, but finding bugs and snow, a group hike this Saturday up Jacobson Preserve, birding hikes and more. Beener says the Land Trust is conducting a survey of foothills trail users.…

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Through Research, Native Americans Find Ways To Shift Negative Stereotypes

A study called Reclaiming Native Truth just released is the largest public-opinion research project about Native Americans ever conducted. It explores how Native Americans are perceived in the United States and says greater education into native peoples – both their historical and modern lives – is needed. Eric Tegethoff has more.   Photo: Anna Warren, Pawnee/Oglala/Santa…

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Garden Guru – Friendly Bugs, Summer Heat, Basil

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about getting out early to avoid the summer heat, bunches of basil and zucchini and friendly bugs in the garden – from praying mantises, to lady bugs, to nematodes.

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Wenatchee River Beavers Do ‘Ecological Good’ When In Right Location, Trout Unlimited Says

Taking a page out of a long-running program in the Methow Valley, Trout Unlimited Washington initiated a program to relocate nuisance beavers to suitable locations in the Wenatchee River Basin. Dan Langager reports their crew offers beaver management assistance, including a free beaver trapping service when on-site management is not possible. After spending time acclimating…

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