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Fish and Wildlife Service taking comments on Lake Alice ice fishing proposal
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now taking public comment on a proposal to open Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge to ice fishing. The comment period on the draft plan began Nov. 12 and contin...
11/18/13 at 11:52 AM Fourth Future of Hunting Conference set for Dec. 14 in Bismarck 11/6/13 at 9:58 AM
Rydell refuge holds youth deer hunt; organizers decide not to reschedule Options hunt 10/23/13 at 10:32 AM
waterfowl migration update
It's more difficult than usual to get a feel for the waterfowl migration. The weekend storm was HUGE in the SW and central portions of ND moving out the local ducks & geese, it'll take awhile for ...
10/7/13 at 1:13 PM 2012 watchable wildlife photo contest 7/6/12 at 1:30 PM
don't touch 6/1/10 at 6:41 AM
Native Trees - A Good Choice for the Home Landscape
By Sue Light, Master Gardener in Dakota County Are you among the growing number of Dakota County gardeners who are helping the environment by selecting plants that provide food and shelter for wildli...
8/15/13 at 8:44 PM
Catfishing in Fargo-Moorhead
Last summer I had the privilege of going on a catfishing exhibition with Jason Mitchel for his show Jason Mitchell Outdoors. Although the filming took place last summer the show will be aired this Sun...
2/20/13 at 4:00 PM
Sometimes we come across sights that get us to stop and appreciate what we are looking at. We call these eye candy. Then there are views that stop our movement, yet take us someplace new. Alan Taylor...
12/4/12 at 7:32 AM Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious 9/12/12 at 9:52 AM
Unless you live in a cave, you're likely well aware that, although it's only early autumn, Old Man Winter has already reared his ugly head for the first time here in the Red River Valley. If the ...
10/4/12 at 8:15 PM
When worlds collide: human, critter and virus
Two of the more intriguing health stories this past summer didn't involve rogue sharks, swine flu or any of the other usual suspects. The stars of this particular show were the hantavirus and the West...
9/26/12 at 8:47 AM
I can’t wait to get on the road again
I cant tell you how many miles Ive driven in the course of the last two weeks, but with trips to the Minnesota State Fair and Clay County Fair, coupled with jaunts to the farm and a backroads drive th...
9/10/12 at 6:19 PM Frogs, feathers and ticks, oh my! 3/19/12 at 4:21 PM
An evening adventure 9/26/11 at 12:33 PM
Say it ain't so Denny!
I have a big question for Denny Walaker, Mayor of Fargo, today. The question: Is what Bruce Brovold is sayingtoday in his letter to the editorin The Forumtrue? Is the City of Fargo turning its head wh...
6/18/12 at 9:43 AM
Getting Wild in the City!
Fridays are hectic days in my office, but last week turned interesting when a hen turkey decided to take a walk right in front of my office windows. Believe me when I say I was surprised! What has...
4/3/12 at 4:30 AM
Anyone spotting some wildlife?
There were three Canada geese just outside my door this morning. One of them was a breeding pair with six goslings. They stood guard over their young and watching me closely as I got out my camera for...
5/18/11 at 3:36 PM Reader photos: How to taunt a deer hunter 12/10/10 at 9:30 AM
Cashing in on wildlife
Arguments on both sides of this issue can be made with equally passionate reasoning. It comes down to a simple question: Who "owns"the wild creatures which fly, swim, or walk among us? I only ask thi...
4/2/11 at 5:15 AM A few moments with Chuck 3/30/11 at 5:00 AM
When birdshot just won't do 2/19/10 at 5:10 AM
St. Paul man captures long buck fight on video
Fellow outdoors writer Chris Niskanen at the St. Paul Pioneer Press posted some good video of two bucks fighting just days before the Minnesota deer season in the back yard of a St. Paul man. Two vide...
11/10/10 at 10:31 AM Trail camera records mountain lion near Two Harbors 10/26/10 at 12:44 PM
Moose harvest similar to recent years 10/21/10 at 5:18 PM
Wet and wild: Wildlife management areas
LAC QUI PARLE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA Here on the very western edge of Minnesota, Dave Trauba lives his passion for wildlife and wildlife management day by day, season by season, year by year. Overs...
9/13/10 at 9:50 AM Goats on the lam: Lost critters rescued from 60-foot bridge 9/3/10 at 7:07 AM
Why do we fear bears? 8/9/10 at 2:33 AM
Wildlife photo contest
Game and Fish release: The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest is accepting entries until Sept. 30. The contest has categories for nongame and game spec...
7/2/10 at 7:33 AM