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Leier: Paddlefish are a unique resource for ND

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

In my early years with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, I was a district game warden.
Prior to assuming responsibility for a district, new wardens learn different required skills from experienced wardens at stations around the state. My pr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakota Recreation Report

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Outdoor notes
- May 1: Paddlefish snagging season opens.
- April 26: Dunn County Ducks Unlimited banquet, Buckskin Bar and Restaurant, Killdeer, 5 p.m.
- April 26: Muddy Buck Mule Deer Foundation banquet, Grand Williston Hotel, Williston, 5:30 p.m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation proponents hold meeting

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A ballot initiative that would provide funding for wildlife conservation from oil tax revenues was discussed at a meeting held by members of the North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation proponents hold meeting

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A ballot initiative that would provide funding for wildlife conservation from oil tax revenues was discussed at a meeting held by members of the North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Recapping deer management meetings

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Most of us would already assume that April is a busy month for fisheries biologists, as ice-out brings pike spawning, then walleye spawning and initiation of all the other management work that corresponds to open water.
Perhaps not so well known is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Recapping deer management meetings

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Most of us would already assume that April is a busy month for fisheries biologists, as ice-out brings pike spawning, then walleye spawning and initiation of all the other management work that corresponds to open water.
Perhaps not so well known is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota man charged with vandalism of national monument in Montana

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Minnesota man with misdemeanor vandalism for carving his and another person’s name into the sandstone at Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

Cole Randall of Plymouth, Minn., accepted r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bighorn sheep population stable in western N.D.

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Western North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population barely changed from their last count, according to North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists.

Game and Fish’s annual bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 293 bighorn she…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com