Leg-Band Photo Confirms It: Marv The Peregrine Is Back In Grand Forks

It’s official: The peregrine falcon that flew into town last week is Marv, the patriarch of Grand Forks’ peregrine clan the past couple of years. Named after Marv Bossart, a Fargo TV personality who died in 2013, Marv was hatched that same year in Fargo and showed up in Grand Forks to mate the next…
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Lottery Deadline Approaching For North Dakota Elk, Moose And Bighorn Sheep Seasons

If you’re planning to apply for a North Dakota moose, elk or bighorn sheep license you better get on the stick. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department this morning sent out a reminder indicating applications for the “big three” lotteries must be submitted online or postmarked before midnight Wednesday. The department’s online application feature…
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Conservation Groups Decry Proposed Cuts To Key Programs In Trump Budget

Conservation groups widely supported President Donald Trump’s naming of Ryan Zinke as Department of Interior secretary, but they’re pretty much unanimous in opposing the president’s proposed 2018 budget released today. “Trump budget walls off land and water conservation,” read the headline in a Trout Unlimited news release opposing the proposal. Here’s how the American Bird…
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Coalition Of Minnesota Outdoors Groups Sends Letter To Lawmakers Supporting License Fee Increase

As a native Minnesotan who owns land and pays outlandish property taxes in Minnesota, I have mixed feelings as a nonresident about the proposal to increase the price of hunting and fishing licenses in the state where I do a majority of my hunting and fishing. But at the same time, I don’t view public…
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‘Birds And Brew’ And ‘Bucks And Bologna Night’ Events Highlight Upcoming Spring Banquet Calendar

The spring banquet season for conservation groups across the region is in full swing, and besides raising money for good causes, the events are a good way to bridge the gap between winter and spring, the “tween season” when activities requiring ice and snow are on the wane, but spring options are limited. Of the…
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