021114 deer meetings

Deer Samples Negative For CWD

Samples taken from North Dakota deer during the 2015 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, wildlife veterinarian for the State Game and Fish Department. Last fall, samples for CWD testing were taken from more than 1,200 deer harvested by hunters in the western third of the…
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photo by Craig Bihrle, ND Game and Fish

2016 Spring Light Geese Season

The spring light geese conservation season runs from Feb. 20 to May 15 this year. Learn more about the season in this week’s webcast with migratory game bird management supervisor, Mike Szymanski right here. Full details of the spring snow goose season are right here

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Have You Read? February North Dakota Outdoors Magazine

The February  issue of North Dakota Outdoors magazine is available FREE online right now. One of the features is  Managing Mountain Lions: A Look at the Past and Future by Ron Wilson. North Dakota held it first mountain lion hunting season in 2005, and it’s ran uninterrupted since. The Game and Fish Department in conjunction…
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Mountain Lion Meetings Scheduled

North Dakota Game and Fish Department officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss the status of the state’s mountain lion population. Results of a two-phase research project and biological findings from animals harvested over the last decade show the population has steadily declined over the past several years. “We want to share…
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CWD testing

CWD Surveillance Continues

The State Game and Fish Department will continue its Hunter-Harvested Surveillance program during the 2015 hunting season, by sampling deer for chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis from 17 units in North Dakota. In addition, all moose and elk harvested in the state are eligible for testing. Samples from hunter-harvested deer taken in the western…
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