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Mid Winter Waterfowl Sets A Record

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual midwinter waterfowl survey in early January indicated a record 222,890 Canada geese in the state. Andy Dinges, migratory game bird biologist, said an estimated 109,820 Canada geese were observed on the Missouri River, and another 25,370 were scattered on Nelson Lake in Oliver County. Lake Sakakawea, which is…
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Have You Seen? Mountain Lion Meetings

Mountain Lion Management Meetings Results of a two-phase research project and biological findings from animals harvested over the last decade show the state’s mountain lion population has steadily declined over the past several years. Department officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss these results and the status of the state’s mountain lion…
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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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District Game Warden Exam Set

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of district game warden. The test is at 10 a.m., March 18, at the department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must register to take the exam no later than March 14 by submitting an online application through the North Dakota…
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Mostly snow geese, LaMoure County North Dakota
photo by Craig Bihrle, ND Game and Fish

2016 North Dakota Spring Snow Goose Season

North Dakota’s spring light goose season opens Feb. 20 and continues throughMay 15. Residents must have a valid current season 2015-16 (valid through March 31) or 2016-17 (required April 1) combination license; or a small game, and general game and habitat license. The 2016-17 license is available for purchase beginning March 15. Nonresidents need a 2016 spring…
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