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Hunter Education Classes

  Individuals interested in taking a hunter education class in 2017 are reminded to register early as most classes are held the first few months of the calendar year. To register for a hunter education course, students need to sign up online at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Many classes will be […]

Have You Seen? Winter Waterfowl Survey

Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey   This weeks North Dakota Outdoors Webcast – (Winter Waterfowl Survey) 01/12/2017 is up and available for your viewing right here or here: https://youtu.be/CMkgF5DEEZE Learn about the nationwide winter waterfowl survey and find out how waterfowl numbers are doing this winter in North Dakota in this week’s webcast. Don’t forget to check out the Game and […]

Habitats Workshop Feb. 9-10 in Bismarck

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and Missouri River Educational Cooperative are sponsoring a wildlife conservation and resource management workshop for teachers, environmental educators and anyone else who works with youth. “Habitats of North Dakota” is scheduled Feb. 9-10 at the Game and Fish Department’s main office in Bismarck. The five North Dakota habitats – wetlands, […]

Nonresident Any-Deer Bow Licenses

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 382 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2017. The deadline for applying is March 1. A lottery will be held if more applications are received than licenses available. Any remaining licenses after March 1 will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants can apply together as a […]

Wildlife Feeding Concerns

  North Dakota is experiencing winter conditions that have many citizens concerned about stress on wildlife. Kevin Kading, private land section leader for the State Game and Fish Department, said harsh winters often generate conversations and questions about feeding wildlife, particularly deer and pheasants. “The Department does not promote winter feeding and does not have […]

Have You Seen? Winter Wildlife

    This weeks North Dakota Game and Fish Department weekly webcast is now available online right here and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fl7ifjDfzo The mild winters of the last few years are a fond memory to many of us faced with this year’s seemingly endless snow and frigid temperatures. For our wildlife that snow, piling higher and higher each […]