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Wildlife crossing planned for Hwy. 85 expansion in Oil Patch

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A critter crossing large enough to accommodate moose will go under an expanded U.S. Highway 85 near Williston, helping wildlife travel through habitat that’s now divided by heavy oilfield traffic.
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Shore things

July 11, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Chronic wasting disease tests in 2012 came back negative

March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

After one positive test in each of the last three straight years, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department received good news on chronic wasting disease. All 1,300 tests came back negative.
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Big game starts 2013 application season

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The deadline to submit an application for the 2013 North Dakota moose, elk and bighorn sheep license lottery is March 27.
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Hunters success rate for elk was high in western ND

February 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In the middle of February, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department released its information on hunter’s success rates during the 2012 season.
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DNR ends moose hunting season early after population drops

February 7, 2013 in DL-Online

After a dramatic drop in the moose population from last year to this year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that it will not offer a hunting season this fall or consider future seasons until the population recovers. Continue Reading

Moose population drops dramatically; hunting season will not open

February 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A recently completed aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota indicates the rate of population decline has accelerated dramatically. Continue Reading

DNR defends moose hunt despite declining population

January 28, 2013 in DL-Online

Darin Fagerman used to see moose near his home north of Grand Marais fairly frequently. Not anymore. Continue Reading

DNR to track fading moose population

January 16, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a new tool that could help answer questions about the state’s declining moose population: text messaging. Continue Reading

DNR seeks to put moose on endangered-species list

December 11, 2012 in DL-Online

Minnesota’s beleaguered moose would be one of 67 animals added to the state’s official endangered-species list under a proposal announced Monday by the Department of Natural Resources. Continue Reading