REXBURG — As Bureau of Land Management Recreation Planner Ben Cisna headed out to begin seasonal preparations for the St. Anthony Sand Dunes, he didn’t expect to spend his entire day trying to remove thousands of sharp nails protruding from the sand.
Hunters took more elk and white-tailed deer in 2017 than in 2016, but mule deer harvest was down. With a much milder winter so far, Fish and Game biologists expect the drop in mule deer harvest to be short lived as herds recover from last year’s difficult winter across Central and Southern Idaho.
GIBBS EDDY — On a recent morning, University of Idaho graduate student Stacy Feeken and Idaho Fish and Game biologist Brett Bowersox launched a drift boat, equipped with a large antenna, into the lower Clearwater River.
Sunday’s snowstorm was a reminder that winter has not given up the fight. We are expecting another blizzard, one that actually heralds the arrival of spring. This blizzard is coming from the south on 100,000 wings.
I am studying to get a remote pilot certification to allow me to commercially fly my drone. The subjects have been similar to what an aircraft pilot needs to know including loading (things like G-forces) and aircraft performance, understanding aeronautical charts and communications.