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How North Dakota's wildlife management areas work

Levi Jacobson, North Dakota Game and Fish wildlife management area supervisor, talks about the setup with other agencies that own the wildlife areas in the state with host Mike Anderson.

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North Dakota's wildlife management areas are breeding grounds for several species.
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If you’ve never been to a state wildlife management area, take the time to explore and enjoy what these beautiful areas have to offer. Mike Anderson explains in this week’s segment of North Dakota Outdoors.

Levi Jacobson, North Dakota Game and Fish wildlife management area supervisor, talks about the setup with other agencies that own the wildlife areas in North Dakota with host Mike Anderson.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department manages 235 wildlife management areas statewide, which encompass around 220,000 acres.

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