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May 16, 2012
Mark Staples' artwork "Simple Reflections" recently won Best of Show at the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp  Contest. Submitted photo
Harwood's Staples wins Best of Show at Junior Duck Stamp Contest
May 16, 2012 - 8:00am
May 9, 2012
Eastern phoebe can be identified by its dark head with no eye-ring, lack of wing-bars, a tail it habitually dips downward, and a voice announcing its own name. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: First flycatcher of spring defies convention
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Vehicles line up during a busy Sunday of shooting in Horace at The Shooting Park, which opened earlier this spring under new ownership. Tyler Shoberg /  West Fargo Pioneer
BACK WITH A BANG
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
This glaucous gull represents the first recorded appearance in Cass County. Photo submitted by Dean Riemer.
Flight Lines: West Fargoan adds species to county bird list
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
A number of raptor species have increased their presence within the boundaries of cities and towns over the last few decades including merlins, which now nest in West Fargo. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
City-dwelling raptors no longer things of rarity
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
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
March 21, 2012
Ben Schwartz feeds one of a pair of greater roadrunners that shows up daily at his place near Tucson, Ariz. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Roadrunner very real, just not here
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Making corned venison is a rather simple process, and the resulting Reubens are the perfect mode of gastronomical transportation. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Reuben venison sandwiches a culinary conglomerate
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Indirectly due to the lengthening of days, male house finches have noticeably increased their singing of late. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Morning, lengthening days lead to singing birds
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Photo courtesy of Delta Waterfowl.
Open Season: Snow geese sure signs of spring
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo courtesy of Delta Waterfowl.
Local Delta Waterfowl chapter banquet set for March 9 in West Fargo
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
A black-capped chickadee harvests hair from a dead squirrel's tail in an example of what Meinertzhagen calls autolycism. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Sorting through natural relationships not always easy
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Ice houses can be seen behind huge hunks of ice that jut forth from a pressure ridge on Red Lake in Minnesota. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Good fish come to those who work
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
N.D. Game & Fish notebook: Midwinter waterfowl survey reveals record numbers
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Black-capped chickadees are considered non-migratory and can be encountered in the woods in any season. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Black-capped chickadee everyone's favorite
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
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