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Dakota Recreation Report

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Outdoor notes – Aug. 29: Archery deer and mountain lion seasons open.
- Sept. 1: Dove season opens.
- Sept. 3: Fall turkey season applications due.
Tournaments – Aug. 23: Lake Audubon, Totten Trail; Lake Sakakawea, Sakakawea State Park.
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Dakota Recreation Report

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Outdoor notes – Aug. 29: Archery deer and mountain lion seasons open.
- Sept. 1: Dove season opens.
- Sept. 3: Fall turkey season applications due.
Tournaments – Aug. 23: Lake Audubon, Totten Trail; Lake Sakakawea, Sakakawea State Park.
- Sept. 6…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakota Recreation Report

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Outdoor notes
- Aug. 15: Early Canada goose season opens.
Tournaments
- Aug. 16: Lake Tschida; Lake Sakakawea, Indian Hills Resort; Lake Sakakawea, Sakakawea State Park; Upper Missouri River, Lewis and Clark Bridge.
- Aug. 23: Lake Sakakawea, Sak…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sides debate ND conservation measure at Chamber summit

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Supporters and opponents of a proposed ballot measure that would funnel millions of North Dakota oil tax dollars into a conservation fund locked horns in their first public debate Wednesday, arguing the fund’s cost, governance and pote…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Vast expansion of ND fisheries

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The well documented and discussed wet cycle and expansion of fisheries is not new to most anglers, or even people who don’t fish. Anyone over the age of 25 can attest to the continuing growth and expansion of water and fisheries in North Dakota.
W…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Carp get an earful from underwater speakers

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

GENOA, Wis. — Any invasive carp trying to swim up the Mississippi River through the shipping lock here will get an earful.
Five underwater speakers blare out the racket of roughly 20 outboard motors — a sound unpleasant to humans, unnoticed by n…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Education groups join push against outdoor fund

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – If petitions delivered to state officials Monday check out, North Dakota voters will vote this fall on a politically divisive proposal to set aside some oil-tax money to protect natural areas and wildlife.

Members of North Dakotans fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation backers turn in petitions

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A potentially expensive and contentious campaign over a proposed statewide conservation measure came one step closer to reality Monday when measure proponents submitted their petitions with signatures.

The group’s filing with the Nor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. Ag Coalition joins opposition to Clean Water amendment

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Ag Coalition has voted unanimously to oppose the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment that would create a conservation fund using oil tax revenues.

The Ag Coalition consists of more than 40 organizations…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Growing numbers: Increase in wolf hunting permits, higher harvest level set for 2014

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com