Thursday, February 02, 2023


What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago

Winter ecology program announced

Area residents are invited to share a winter day studying the interactions of area wildlife with their environment.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Trail volunteers turn out for National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is just around the corner — Saturday, Sept. 24, to be precise. And what better way to honor the day then by making your wild backya...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
One arrested after allegedly setting two fires

BONNERS FERRY —- Michael F. Mock, 30, is being charged with counts of arson in connection to a fire Monday night at Boundary County Fairgrounds and in connec...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Panhandle fire update for Sept. 15

With the recent precipitation which moved through the panhandle, wildland fire crews received some much-needed help on the many firelines they are currently ...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
State of the Scotchmans promises wilderness fun

Enter the State of the Scotchmans. A celebration of another year of wilderness work, the event features fun, games, music, and more. It all happens Sunday, S...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Students eligible for outdoor program

Back-to-school season means a new class of fourth graders are now eligible to enroll in Every Kid Outdoors, a federal program that provides up to a year of f...

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Day honors area first responders, military personnel

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game in the Panhandle is celebrating first responders and military personnel at the Farragut Shooting Range Center on Sept. 11

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Head out and get to know Idaho's alpine lakes

Idaho has abundant opportunities to explore the high country and cast a line into beautiful lakes. Check out our Alpine Fishing page and plan your next, or your first, alpine lake fishing trip.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day events

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help with trail maintenance at Harriman State Park, graffiti cleanup and vegetation pla...

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Moose on the move, migrating to Nevada from Idaho, Utah

More and more moose from Idaho and Utah are making their way into Nevada, where they're finding wilderness to their liking without the kind of help from huma...

Updated 5 months ago
Here's what you need to know about chronic wasting disease

CWD was detected for the first time in Idaho in 2021 after five total animals including mule deer, white-tailed deer and elk tested positive in hunting Unit ...

Updated 5 months ago
IDFG stocking trout in state's waters

Over 161,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout will be stocked around the state this September

Updated 5 months ago
Hunting opportunities kick off today, Wednesday

Two big days for hunters are just around the corner. Here’s what to expect. There are two big days circled on just about every Idaho hunter’s calendar: Augu...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Trapper, wolf trapper education classes available

Now is the time to get the certifications you need to trap this year

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
The heat is on, but coldwater fish know what to do

Chaco tans, peeling skin and raccoon eyes from sunglasses – yes, the summer sun is bearing down on Idaho. And, humans aren’t the only ones feelings its effec...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
A Q&A with IDFG's Carson Watkins

Carson Watkins is the newly minted regional supervisor for Idaho Fish and Game in the Panhandle Region. He fills the shoes of Chip Corsi, a seasoned Regional...