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Outdoors

Fisheries project manager named employee of the year

Wes Erdle, fisheries development project manager for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Bismarck, received the agency’s Director’s Award for professional excellence at the department’s annual staff meeting in December. Jeb Williams, Game and Fish director, said Erdle and his ...

Edgeley game warden named wildlife, boating officer of the year

Andrew Dahlgren, North Dakota Game and Fish Department district game warden stationed in Edgeley, is the state’s 2021 Wildlife Officer of the Year and Boating Officer of the Year. Dahlgren was honored recently by Shikar-Safari Club International, a private conservation organization that ...

Game and Fish recognizes employee efforts

North Dakota Game and Fish Department director Jeb Williams recently honored employees with performance-based awards. Williams presented the following with special recognition awards during the department’s virtual staff meeting in December. Todd Caspers, fisheries biologist, Devils Lake, ...

Mule Deer Foundation supports PLOTS

BISMARCK -- Mule Deer Foundation chapters in North Dakota recently sent $28,110 to landowners enrolled in the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Private Land Open To Sportsmen program. MDF has partnered with the department on the PLOTS program since 2007 and these payments supported ...

Corps sets winter access policy

RIVERDALE -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Garrison Project, has announced its 2021-2022 winter access policy for recreational purposes. This year there will be 114 areas/points of entry to Lake Sakakawea and 20 areas/points of entry to Lake Audubon. The areas/points of entry are a ...

Outdoor Briefs

2022 outdoors calendar available The 2022 North Dakota OUTDOORS calendar is available for ordering online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. The calendar features outstanding color photographs of North Dakota wildlife and scenery and includes season opening and ...