The annual aerial pronghorn survey was completed last week. The survey showed a drop in the state’s pronghorn population, but also the highest fawn to doe ratio since 2002. So what does that mean for this year’s hunting season and ongoing population management goals? Find out in this week’s webcast with big game supervisor Bruce Stillings.
The early Canada goose season is almost here. This season is used to help control resident populations of Canada geese that can cause depredation problems for farmers if left unchecked. The season starts August 15. Find out more in this week's webcast.
For the last 20 years the Private Land Open To Sportsmen program has been helping to provide critical habitat and quality hunting opportunities in North Dakota. Learn more about PLOTS in this week’s webcast.
Each year the Department conducts a breeding duck survey to help monitor duck populations. Find out more about this survey in this week's webcast.
Wildlife Management Areas are popular recreation spots especially during the summer months. This week's webcast reviews some of the regulations in place to protect our WMAs and help ensure that visitors have opportunities to enjoy these areas throughout the year.
Hundreds of bird species either call North Dakota home or migrate through the state annually making birding a very rewarding activity for North Dakotans. In this week's webcast nongame biologist Sandra Johnson gives some helpful tips for viewing and identifying birds.
North Dakotans who want to give fishing a try are reminded they can fish for free June 3-4. That is the state’s Free Fishing Weekend, when all residents age 16 and over can fish any North Dakota water without a license. Residents age 15 and under do not need a fishing license at any time of year.
It is time to apply for the deer lottery. This year there will be 54,500 licenses available (5,500 more than last year). Find out more about how this upcoming season is looking in this week's webcast. Note: Application Deadline is June 7.
RAP Auction - May 20, 2017 at the State Fair Center in Minot (doors open 10 a.m.)
Aquatic Nuisance Species continue to be a concern in the state. Find out what is being done to try and control their spread and how the state is faring so far in this week's webcast.