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Outdoors

North Dakotan honored for park system influence

An enrolled member of North Dakota’s Three Affiliated Tribes who worked to incorporate Native American history and perspectives into the National Park Service (NPS) was recently recognized as one of seven NPS people with significant influence on the national park system. Baker and the six ...

North Dakota Outdoor: Framework set for 2024 deer gun season in ND

Take it from a fan of the Minnesota Vikings, success is a subjective word. For many, success will only be found in a Super Bowl. Others feel making the playoffs is success and just beating the Green Bay Packers can be considered a success. Deer hunting in North Dakota isn’t much different. ...

Free fishing from June 1-2

North Dakota residents who want to give fishing a try can fish for free June 1-2. That is the state’s free fishing weekend, when all residents 16 and older can fish any North Dakota water without a license. Residents 15 and younger do not need a fishing license at any time of year. The ...

Leave baby animals alone, watch for deer

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department offers a simple message to the well-intentioned who want to rescue what appear to be orphaned baby animals this time of year: don’t touch them. Whether it is a young fawn, duckling, cottontail rabbit or a songbird, it is better to leave them ...

Camping restriction lifted for Memorial Day

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will lift the Tuesday-Wednesday no-camping restriction for Memorial Day week, which will allow overnight camping May 28-29 on those wildlife management areas that otherwise have the two-day restriction in place. A complete list of WMA regulations is ...

North Dakota Outdoors: Will changing technology ever stop evolving?

Twenty years ago I wrote a column about technology. It was inspired by a walk through an early spring hunting and fishing expo. What I wrote then and what I’m thinking about today with forward-facing sonar and even more evolution really hasn’t changed much at all has it? Think back to ...