JUNKFEST Someone's Knocking at My Door
Look at what was waiting for me when I got home today.
As messy as the birds can be...the softy in me wants to leave the nest up, wait, and watch.
What would you do?
... Posted on 5/17/13 at 12:35 PM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon
It isn't too late to register to participate in the 27th annual Hawk Ridge Birdathon, which will be held this Saturday, May 18. The object is to count as many bird species as you can within the 24-hou... Posted on 5/15/13 at 1:06 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Spring into Activites for Kids!
Hello PIC parents! Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the sun is warm and shining and flowers are starting to bloom. Spring is a great time to try many new activities outside! Here are some fre... Posted on 4/13/13 at 7:21 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN News and notes from the outdoors
A few odds and ends for this Wednesday in early January:
The federal Bureau of Land Management recently released a policy document showing migratory bird deaths at oil and gas operation waste pits ha... Posted on 1/9/13 at 11:17 AM
THE NEW FORTY Set free to soar...
Well, tomorrow is graduation day at NDSU. 13 of our emergency management majorsare graduating as well as a number of our minors. My emotions each graduation are a mix of happiness for the graduates an... Posted on 12/13/12 at 11:37 PM
Flying vast migration circuits, the midcontinent population of Sandhill cranes travels from wintering grounds in the American southwest and northern Mexico to breeding grounds from Quebec to northeastern Russia.
Research on the birds also is wide-reaching, but some of the most critical work is being done in the U.S. Geological Survey's Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center at Jamestown in southeastern North Dakota.
Individually, the orioles are beautiful birds. As a group, orioles are complicated and confusing — perhaps even a little mysterious. The orioles that dropped in on backyards throughout the area last week showed none of the mystery but a great deal of the beauty.
Zach Johnson spends most of his spare time in the fall hunting waterfowl and deer, but the UND student has started chasing the birds with a camera during the off-season. The results to date have been favorable.
Late-spring snowstorms and frozen lakes are causing problems for migrating loons across northern Wisconsin where, in some cases, they have fallen out of the sky onto roads, farm fields and other places where they can’t take off.
Double-crested cormorants will be controlled at Lake Vermilion in northeast Minnesota this spring in an effort to limit the number of birds that eat yellow perch and potentially small walleyes, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
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