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Habitats Workshop Offered Online

Habitat of North Dakota, a workshop for teachers, environmental educators and anyone who works with youth, will be offered online June 30 to July 17.   Instructor Sherry Niesar said the program features new material using inquiry and project-based learning.   “The materials presented will align with the North Dakota Envirothon Wildlife learning objectives,” Niesar […]

May Highlights Safe Boating

A safe boating public awareness campaign held annually in May serves as a good reminder for boaters heading into summer.   A boat should have enough life jackets on board for all passengers. North Dakota law requires all children ages 10 and younger to wear a personal flotation device while in boats of less than […]

Information Sought in Moose Poaching

North Dakota Game and Fish Department officials are looking for information in connection to a moose poaching case earlier this spring in the northeastern part of the state. Five adult moose – three cows and two bulls – were shot and killed sometime around April 25 through April 30 about 6 miles southwest of Dunseith. […]

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department completed its annual spring mule deer survey in April, and results indicate western North Dakota’s mule deer population is up 7% from last year and 22% above the long-term average.   Biologists counted 2,364 mule deer in 267.3 square miles during this year’s survey. Overall mule deer density […]