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Prairie grouse prefer a room with a view

September 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NORTHEASTERN MONTANA Morning comes early in sharptail camp. We slither out of our down cocoons into the heavy dew before dawn.
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SD will have no sage grouse hunting season

July 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided that no season will be held this fall because the bird’s population has fallen in recent years.
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Minnesota grouse season looks, smells right this year

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. The old tote road trail not only looks right on this opening day of Minnesota’s 2012 grouse season it smells right too. Continue Reading

Grouse are on the slide in their 10-year cycle

September 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. Be ready to walk.
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MINNESOTA GROUSE PREVIEW: As expected, numbers decline

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ruffed grouse hunting season opens Saturday in Minnesota, and grouse numbers are expected to be down significantly from last year. Continue Reading

The grouse hunter’s essentials

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Here are the basic items that Ted Dick, grouse coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, takes with him when he goes into the woods grouse hunting, beyond a shotgun and shells. Continue Reading

N.D. grouse preview: Sharptails, Huns show modest increases

September 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota hunters can expect to encounter a few more sharp-tailed grouse and Hungarian partridge and fewer ruffed grouse this fall, the Game and Fish Department said. Continue Reading

2nd documented case of grouse hybrid in North Dakota

June 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK In nature and in the world of humans there are anomalies. Continue Reading

ALWAYS IN SEASON: Behavior of birds varies in spring

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A crow settled onto the highest branch of the tallest tree in our shelterbelt Saturday morning, and loudly announced its arrival. Crows are short-distance migrants, and they habitually return to nesting sites they’ve used in the past. Probably, the crow I saw Saturday had spent the winter in Grand Forks, which is a kind of “destination city” for wintering crows. Continue Reading

ALWAYS IN SEASON: Behavior of birds varies in spring

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A crow settled onto the highest branch of the tallest tree in our shelterbelt Saturday morning, and loudly announced its arrival. Crows are short-distance migrants, and they habitually return to nesting sites they’ve used in the past. Probably, the crow I saw Saturday had spent the winter in Grand Forks, which is a kind of “destination city” for wintering crows. Continue Reading