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Ducks Unlimited

April 5, 2019
DU conservation program expands into northeast N.D.
April 5, 2019 - 9:28am
March 17, 2019
Florida native Adam Putnam is the new CEO of Ducks Unlimited. Putnam, who starts his new job April 1, replaces current CEO Dale Hall, who is retiring June 30 but staying on the job to help with the transition. (Photo/ Ducks Unlimited)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Manitoba offers commercial fishing buyouts on Lake Winnipeg, Ducks Unlimited names new CEO etc.
March 17, 2019 - 6:33am
February 10, 2019
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OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: OHF grant expands DU habitat program in North Dakota, Federal bill targets CWD, DNR finalizes leadership team etc.
February 10, 2019 - 6:59am
September 23, 2018
Working with partner agencies and volunteer citizen-scientists, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has developed a more effective method of sampling spruce grouse populations. (Photo/ Beau Liddell, Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR adds security layer to online harvest registration, Remaining North Dakota wild turkey tags available Sept. 26, Minnesota improves spruce grouse survey
September 23, 2018 - 6:01am
Dan Markham distributes duck decoys between two canoes in preparation for Saturday's duck hunting opener Friday at the Squaw Lake Bird Watchers Society hunting camp. The camp recently put much of its property into a conservation easement. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
September 23, 2018 - 6:00am
August 21, 2018
The number of mallards and most other ducks across North America are down this year from 2017 but remain above long-term averages. Forum News Service file photo
North American duck numbers down, but above average
August 21, 2018 - 6:01pm
August 20, 2018
Continental duck populations declined 13 percent from last year to 41.2 million, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday in its 2018 "Trends in Duck Breeding Populations" report. Mallard numbers, at an estimated 9.3 million, were down 12 percent from 2017 but 17 percent above the long term average. Overall, duck populations remain 17 percent above the long-term average. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Breeding duck populations decline across North America, survey shows
August 20, 2018 - 4:16pm
July 27, 2018
Randy Bina, executive director of the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District, stands in a pollinator garden that was part of a project partially funded by the North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund Thursday, July 26. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Concentrating on conservation: Outdoor groups happy with North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund
July 27, 2018 - 2:59pm
April 22, 2018
'Dr. John' left a legacy of giving back to wildlife
April 22, 2018 - 6:35am
April 1, 2018
Boat ramps in need of repair are just one of the infrastructure issues the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is facing. Gov. Mark Dayton has outlined $130 million in DNR asset improvements in his 2018 public works bill. (Minnesota DNR photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR highlights need for infrastructure repairs in governor's public works bill, Red River Catfish League sets summer season, Ducks Unlimited recognizes Bismarck chapter for fundraising efforts etc.
April 1, 2018 - 6:56am
October 31, 2017
Grassland and wetland terrain in the Missouri Coteau, part of the Prairie Pothole Region in North Dakota. Photo special to Forum News Service
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
June 5, 2017
A group of lesser scaup ducks rest on top of the marsh at Oak Hammock Marsh north of Winnipeg, Manitoba on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (Joshua Komer / Grand Forks Herald)play button
Manitoba's Oak Hammock Marsh is a prairie jewel just minutes from Winnipeg
June 5, 2017 - 9:56am
March 31, 2017
A badger eats a duck egg raided from a nest in central North Dakota in this photo taken from a video clip in May 2015. play button
University of North Dakota wildlife undergrads learn by doing with nest cam project
March 31, 2017 - 1:08pm
March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017 - 1:49pm
March 3, 2017
This wetland in North Dakota's "Missouri Coteau" and others like it provide a variety of flood-control benefits in addition to their importance as wildlife habitat. (Photo/ Jim Ringelman)
WORTH A LOOK: Wetlands offer a variety of flood control benefits
March 3, 2017 - 1:33pm