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January 18, 2012
The author (left) searches for birds Saturday with his neighbor's son, Joe.
Photo by Doug Leier.
Flight Lines: Seeing more clearly with young eyes
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
January 11, 2012
Sometimes when the harvest has exceeded expectations, hunters can experiment a bit more freely in the kitchen. This Mongolian venison was an experiment for the author that turned out even better than anticipated. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
A venison feast from the far east
January 11, 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
Found on 51 percent of past Fargo-Moorhead Christmas Bird Counts, red-breasted nuthatches were not recorded during most recent CBC.
Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Recent bird survey exceeds expectations again
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 28, 2011
The author's dog overlooks a cliff as he watches hunters work a draw near Dickinson, N.D. for pheasants. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
The good, the badlands, and the ugly dogs
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 21, 2011
Even small areas of bushes in an urban landscape produces cover for a variety of organisms.
Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Holiday gift ideas for the birder in your life
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
Audience members listen to North Dakota Game and Fish officials speak during a public input meeting Nov. 30 in Casselton. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Poor deer, pheasant numbers 'first taste of things to come'
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Andrew Thill poses with his dog, Asic, as the author's dog, Remy sits in front of a hard day's worth of pheasants and sharptails. While upland bird numbers took a  hit this year, opportunities abound in North Dakota for individuals willing to look. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: A lot to be thankful for in North Dakota outdoors
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
One of two recently documented snowy owls found north of Fargo. The heavy barring indicates this is an immature bird. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.
Flight Lines: Sharp snowy owl contrast between last two winters
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Youth Air Rifle Classes offered in January
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2011
With the patience of millenia, trees grow, mature, die, and decay to the slow but ceaseless rhythm of nature. Keith Corliss
Nature's cadence noticeably slower as season changes
November 23, 2011 - 8:06am
November 16, 2011
Deer carcases hang in the author's garage, awaiting to be butchered after a successful North Dakota deer opener in early November. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: While meat may be meat, venison is not just venison
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
N.D. Game & Fish notebook: Mountain lion No. 10 closes Zone 1 early season
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Outside of wetlands with ample cover, American bitterns are rarely encountered.
Keith Corliss / West Fargo Pioneer
Outdoor oddities always pique a birder's curiosity
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Safety first for deer opener
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am