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February 17, 2017
 In the last 10 years, North Dakota has averaged about 90,000 Canada geese and 25,000 mallards during the winter survey,  this year’s numbers were well below that. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Winter geese numbers reflect the weather
February 17, 2017 - 4:43pm
February 6, 2017
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 2, 2017
Rydell National Wildlife Refuge celebrates 25 years
February 2, 2017 - 6:10pm
February 1, 2017
Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program leader, gives an introduction about Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan Wednesday during a public engagement meeting held at the Hampton Inn in Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Forum News Service)
DNR deer management plan takes first steps
February 1, 2017 - 9:11pm
January 26, 2017
Deer have bunched up in big numbers in several places in the state as they attempt to survive through a very challenging winter season. Although December was stressful on wildlife, warmer weather in recent days has alleviated immediate concerns over the welfare of wildlife in North Dakota. Photo by Minot Daily News.
Conditions improve for wildlife in ND after deadly stretch
January 26, 2017 - 9:55pm
January 13, 2017
An eastern cottontail feeds Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, on a pile of oil sunflower seeds set out for winter visitors in northeast Jamestown, N.D. Feeding deer or game birds is not recommended by Game and Fish officials. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Harsh winter expected to take toll on wildlife
January 13, 2017 - 8:24pm
The outdoors from A to Z
January 13, 2017 - 7:15am
January 11, 2017
A tracking collar allows the research team to study movements as deer travel. (Bret Amundson/Forum News Service)
Risk of CWD reaching northern Minnesota woods is low
January 11, 2017 - 6:13pm
January 4, 2017
Winters with deep snow and sustained periods of cold can be fatal to pheasants, such as these North Dakota birds that froze to death in January 2008. The impact of this winter's severe start on pheasants and other wildlife remains to be seen, officials say. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Winter's impact on wildlife concerns Game and Fish officials
January 4, 2017 - 11:21am
December 30, 2016
Stillwater, Minn., artist Nicholas Markell's painting of wild turkeys in a pumpkin patch won the DNR's annual turkey stamp contest and will be featured on Minnesota's 2018 wild turkey stamp. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Board of Animal Health confirms chronic wasting in Minnesota farmed deer herd
December 30, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 27, 2016
Two cheetah cubs stand beside their then ten-year-old mother Msichana at an enclosure at the zoo in Basel, Switzerland, Sept. 9, 2009. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Cheetah headed to extinction with just 7,100 left, wildlife experts warn
December 27, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2016
Favorable snow conditions will allow the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to conduct statewide aerial deer surveys for the first time in about four years. (Craig Bihrle/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Outdoors notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish Department set to begin aerial deer surveys
December 23, 2016 - 12:24pm
November 11, 2016
The odds of any one hunter encountering a feral pig in North Dakota are extremely low, but it can happen. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Shooting feral pigs is illegal
November 11, 2016 - 12:20pm
Piper Hoppe, 10, from Minnetonka, Minnesota, holds a sign at the doorway of River Bluff Dental clinic in protest against the killing of a famous lion in Zimbabwe, in Bloomington, Minnesota July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Zimbabwe court drops charges against Minnesota hunter who helped kill Cecil the lion
November 11, 2016 - 12:14pm
November 3, 2016
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17,000 at-risk turtles released into Amazon
November 3, 2016 - 4:20am