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May 12, 2019
First-place pro angler Zachary Axtman (left) of  Rugby, N.D., and co-angler Michael Bertrand of Fergus, Ont., display their trophies May 3 at the Cabela's National Walleye Tour event in Oshkosh, Wis. (Photo courtesy of Cabela's NWT)
Outdoors Notebook: Rugby, ND, angler wins NWT tournament, Deer mortality doesn't appear significant in northwest Minnesota etc.
May 12, 2019 - 7:00am
May 5, 2019
A male prairie chicken performs his booming display to attract a mate on Wednesday, April 24, on a booming ground near Crookston. Efforts to translocate birds to Grand Forks County in the early '90s initially included birds from northwest Minnesota. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
More bust than boom for dwindling prairie chickens in Grand Forks County
May 5, 2019 - 7:00am
April 30, 2019
A red-bellied woodpecker in the District of Columbia's Rock Creek Park. The eBird Project blends birdwatchers' sightings with satellite photos and data about many species. The combination produces precise digital maps predicting when and where threatened and endangered birds migrate. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
A new effort to save birds pinpoints in amazing detail where they fly
April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
April 28, 2019
Prairie chickens mate on the booming grounds near Crookston this week. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
VIDEO: 'Quite the drama' unfolds every spring on the prairie chicken booming grounds
April 28, 2019 - 7:19am
April 27, 2019
After her kits refused to simply follow her from the den near the Echo Journal office as captured in this trail camera, she carried each one over the course of several hours to a new home. Forum News Service
You can look, but don’t touch young wildlife of spring
April 27, 2019 - 9:59am
April 25, 2019
DNR conservation officer shoots bear in North St. Paul
April 25, 2019 - 4:03pm
April 21, 2019
A wild turkey takes flight Monday, April 15, along the flooding Red Lake River on the Greenway in East Grand Forks. (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Wild turkey takes flight
April 21, 2019 - 7:45am
April 16, 2019
A bald eagle sits on a nest over the Red River near Fargo, North Dakota on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Eagle nests are now observed in more than three-quarters of the counties in the North Dakota, with the total estimate about 270. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Nest reports help Game and Fish track continuing bald eagle recovery across North Dakota
April 16, 2019 - 9:02am
April 15, 2019
North Dakota's bighorn sheep population is up 7 percent from 2017 and equal to the five-year average, the Game and Fish Department said Monday in reporting results from its 2018 bighorn sheep survey show. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. bighorn sheep numbers increase despite decline in southern Badlands population
April 15, 2019 - 9:48am
April 7, 2019
Three deer walk through water Saturday, March 30, along the river bottoms of the Missouri River north of Bismarck. While high water will chase deer and other wildlife from riparian areas, the impact tends to be minimal because the flooding is short term. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, special to the Herald)
Floods have minimal impact on fish and wildlife, N.D. managers say
April 7, 2019 - 8:00am
April 3, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy; it's only in the final stages where they become sickly looking. (Photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
Targeted deer near Williston test negative for chronic wasting disease
April 3, 2019 - 3:25pm
April 1, 2019
Mick McCoy of Neche, N.D., shared this photo he took Monday morning of the rooster pheasant that's been hanging around the area since last fall. The rooster survived the harsh winter and now apparently has a mate, as well, if Monday's appearance is any indication.
Rooster pheasant alive and well in Neche, N.D. -- and now he has a mate
April 1, 2019 - 9:36am
March 31, 2019
Male prairie chickens put on a display to attract females in April 2015 on a booming ground at Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge. The blinds at Glacial Ridge and adjacent lands in Polk County are a popular springtime attraction. (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
From grouse blinds to springtime snow goose spectacles, here are seven ideas for enjoying the Great Outdoors this spring
March 31, 2019 - 7:14am
March 20, 2019
The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office shared this photo taken from inside a vehicle of a bear at the intersection of Clearwater Lake Road and 169th Avenue, the intersection in front of the Clearbrook-Gonvick School. The sheriff's office is asking that parents in the area not let their children walk to school until further notice.
Clearwater County authorities issue bear alert for area near Clearbrook-Gonvick school
March 20, 2019 - 9:13am
March 19, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. A whitetail found dead in February near Williston has been confirmed to have CWD, the first documented case of mortality due to the disease in North Dakota. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy; it's only in the final stages whn they become sickly looking.  (Photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
Deer found dead near Williston tests positive for chronic wasting disease
March 19, 2019 - 3:09pm