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North Dakota Outdoors Podcast

Cayla Bendel and Casey Anderson

Join hosts R3 coordinator, Cayla Bendel and wildlife division chief, Casey Anderson twice monthly for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department NDO podcast. Hear from NDGF staff, partner staff and other experts on an array of outdoors topics from fish and wildlife surveys and research, habitat programs, conservation policy, stories from the field, and more.

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Guests: Reice Haase, North Dakota Industrial Commission deputy director, and Brenna Jessen, North Dakota Industrial Commission grant programs specialist

In this episode of NDO Podcast we visit with Reice Haase, North Dakota Industrial Commission deputy director, and Brenna Jessen, North Dakota Industrial Commission grant programs specialist, about the Outdoor Heritage Fund, its history and directives and some of the familiar success stories spanning every county in the state. 

Guests: Greg Link, Department conservation and communications chief

In this episode of NDO Podcast we visit with Greg Link, Department conservation and communications chief, about key conservation mechanisms in North Dakota, historic paradigms in wildlife management and the importance of quality habitat through it all. 

Guests: Scott Gangl, Department fisheries management section leader and Bill Haase, Department assistant wildlife chief

In this episode of NDO Podcast we visit with Scott Gangl, Department fisheries management section leader and Bill Haase, Department assistant wildlife chief, about the importance of seasonal employees, the many benefits of working as a seasonal and tips and tricks for landing one of these upcoming job openings. 

North Dakota Outdoors Podcast


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Natural History Calendar

As winter moves into spring, find out what North Dakota's animals are up to.

Backyards and Beyond

Learn about foraging, wildlife viewing, gardening for wildlife and more.

Guide to Hunting Lotteries

Learn about North Dakota's hunting lotteries including strategies for success.

Where to Fish

Are you looking for a new fishing spot, or would you like to find a good place to fish for a specific species? Check out our Where to Fish page.