Rare Furbearer Observation Report

Observations by citizens provide valuable information to us regarding population distribution, dispersal routes, habitat use, and frequency of occurrence of rare furbearers in North Dakota. Many species of furbearers are difficult to survey because of their secretive nature and naturally low densities. Therefore, we encourage you and anyone else who observes one of these cryptic furbearers, their sign (e.g., tracks), or captures a trail camera photo to report your sighting to us using the form below. Please include only observations you personally witnessed, as firsthand accounts of a species are most accurate.