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November 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed suit in federal court demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a plan to expand wolves to more areas of the U.S. Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf supporters file suit to protect species
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
Delta Waterfowl's predator trapping programs aims to improve nesting success for ducks.  The Dallas-based DSC Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to aid Delta in its predator management work. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Delta Waterfowl receives grant for predator trapping program, Game and Fish offers reminder on equipment registration number etc.
October 14, 2018 - 6:12am
September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:30am
September 9, 2018
The Karner blue butterfly is listed as an Endangered species in Minnesota and wherever else it is found. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Library)
A look at Endangered and Threatened species in Minnesota, North Dakota
September 9, 2018 - 7:00am
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
June 17, 2018
A bald eagle   File photo
How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
June 17, 2018 - 8:35am
May 27, 2018
Scott Privratsky
DEVILS LAKE: FWS mulls cost-saving measures
May 27, 2018 - 8:18am
May 17, 2018
Tony Baker of Grand Forks caught and released this 65-inch, 82-pound sturgeon May 3 on the Rainy River in Baudette, Minn. The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon, but in Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources has submitted data substantiating recovery efforts across the state.  (Submitted photo)
Center for Biological Diversity seeks federal protection for lake sturgeon; Minnesota DNR submits data substantiating recovery in the state
May 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
April 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota congressman's effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress
April 20, 2018 - 7:09am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 17, 2018
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Wolves are an important animal in tribal culture and were protected on tribal lands even when the state had control of wolf management and offered hunting and trapping seasons. Courtesy photo / Jay Huseby, Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Tribal lands offer sanctuary for Minnesota wolves
April 17, 2018 - 7:22am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
December 24, 2017
Gary Lund of rural Roseau, Minn., shared this very Christmas-like photo of a sharp-tailed grouse perched on the deck of his house Monday morning next to a Santa bear holiday decoration. Lund feeds the grouse throughout the winter and also has Hungarian partridges that occasionally pop in to sample the sunflower seeds he puts out.
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Two North Dakota chub minnow species being considered for federal protection, Jim Job starts work as new Grand Forks outreach biologist etc.
December 24, 2017 - 6:03am
October 20, 2017
Student in sexual harassment trial gets $1; lawyers awarded $305K in fees
October 20, 2017 - 8:24pm