Safety tips from a biologist as deer hunting season begins in ND & MN

North Dakota begins its deer hunting season Friday while Minnesota starts its season Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Game & Fish Biologist Doug Leier says this season is shaping up to be a good one for deer hunters due to good weather conditions. He says the deer population is slowly coming back after dealing with drought across the state in the last few years, but wildfires remain a risk. “You might live…

Hunting images no longer required for federal duck stamp contest

ST. LOUIS – Artists will no longer have to incorporate hunting imagery to win a spot for their work on the federal duck stamp. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says eliminating the requirement from its annual Federal Duck Stamp contest will give artists more flexibility. Stamp sales help fund conservation efforts, and the Trump administration said requiring hunting imagery…

Electronic Posting of Private Land Bill Signed, ND is 1st In Nation

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota becomes the first state in the nation to allow electronic posting of private land. Gov. Doug Burgum signing the legislation saying it’s a “shining example of what we can accomplish when we work together and harness the power of technology to find new, innovative solutions to complex problems”. Under current North Dakota law, private land…

Governor Walz Expands List of Outdoor Recreation Activities for Minnesotans

The Executive Order will go into effect on April 18 at 5 a.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz signed an Executive Order on Friday expanding the list of outdoor recreational activities that are allowed during the Stay-at-Home order. Minnesotans will be able to enjoy activities such as golfing, boating, fishing, hunting and hiking all while maintaining social distancing guidelines. Residents are encouraged to take part in outdoor activities close to their home. Gov….