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November 29, 2016
Coyotes were relatively uncommon in North Dakota until the late 1980s, when the Conservation Reserve Program provided the perfect habitat for the species to thrive. They continue to do well, despite the loss of CRP land, because of their ability to adapt to their surroundings, biologists say. Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Coyotes are 'here to stay' in North Dakota
November 29, 2016 - 4:43pm
November 13, 2016
Bighorn sheep stand on a western North Dakota hillside in 2006. The state's bighorn sheep population stands at about 300, and a hunter recently shot a ram that will be the new state record once the mandatory 60-day drying period is complete. The ram green-scored 175 7/8 inches. (Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Dokken: Record bighorn shot in N.D.
November 13, 2016 - 1:55pm
November 3, 2016
Nearly 500,000 hunters are expected to be in the field for Minnesota's firearms deer season opener. Season opens at noon Friday in North Dakota and a half-hour before sunrise Saturday in Minnesota. (Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR)
Almost here: Deer season details for hunters in North Dakota and Minnesota
November 3, 2016 - 4:19pm
October 31, 2016
Authorities and ambulances respond to the scene of a possible drowning Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in the Cannonball River next to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service
Drowning probe at protest camp comes up empty
October 31, 2016 - 9:34am
October 30, 2016
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Survey reveals mostly positive views on N.D. deer management
October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Winter is the primary influence on North Dakota's deer populations, and habitat is the driver in bringing numbers back. North Dakota's deer gun season opens at noon Friday. (Photo: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
More deer hunters in ND fields this year, but demand continues to outpace supply
October 30, 2016 - 9:56am
October 6, 2016
McLean County engineer Brock Storrusten, of Moore Engineering Inc., and Terry Allbee, of the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, display an engineering design for proposed flood mitigation measures at Painted Woods Wildlife Management Area during a meeting of the North Dakota Natural Areas Acquisition Advisory Committee in March 2016 at the McLean County Courthouse. JESSICA HOLDMAN, Bismarck Tribune
With more than 1 million acres of grassland gone, ND program aims to mitigate losses
October 6, 2016 - 10:58am
October 2, 2016
Deer licenses pose dilemma for North Dakota's young hunters
October 2, 2016 - 8:48am
North Dakota pheasant hunters will find pockets of good hunting opportunities this fall -- especially in areas that escaped the summer's barrage of hail and heavy rains. The state's pheasant season opens Saturday, Oct. 8. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season.
October 2, 2016 - 6:38am
September 3, 2016
Brad Olson (right) and his two sons, Carter (center) and Jackson (left) look at a whitetail buck Monday that showed up on a trail camera photo while checking cameras at their hunting site west of Grand Forks.  Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
N.D. isn't immune to the difficulties of recruiting and retaining hunters, anglers
September 3, 2016 - 1:34pm
March 28, 2012
A whitetail doe sneaks through the woods during a recent firearms deer opener. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
N.D. Game & Fish notebook: Report shows 2011 deer season success was lowest in recent history
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Erik Schmidt, of Linton, N.D., was recently honored as the North Dakota Wildlife Officer of the Year. Submitted photo
Schmidt born to be wild
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
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