Outdoors Now Has Home Page Link

For those of you outdoors readers who haven’t noticed, navigating to the outdoor content on the Herald’s website just got a whole lot easier. Accessing the outdoors now is as simple as going to GrandForksHerald.com and going to the Outdoors menu tab, located just to the right of the UNDSportsZone link. Clicking the Outdoors link…
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Enough Already! I Want Snow

Is it just me, or is the lack of snow on the landscape unsettling? I just returned from a trip to the Twin Cities for Christmas, and everywhere I looked, brown dominated the horizon. In my half-century on this planet, I can’t remember a completely brown Christmas. Or, perhaps, I’ve blocked it out of my…
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Sportsmen’s Groups Respond To Federal Wolf Delisting Plan

Here’s what a couple of sportsmen’s groups had to say today about the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to remove wolves in the Great Lakes region from federal protection under the Endangered Species Act:  “This announcement is a major victory for sportsmen, conservation, and wildlife management. We applaud the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for…
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Feds To Remove Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List

A development that can’t happen fast enough for many in northwest Minnesota occurred this morning, when Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced plans to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List in the Great Lakes Region. The Great Lakes Region covers Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and portions of adjoining states, including North Dakota.…
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Not Too Early To Think About North Dakota Hunter Education Courses

Upland game seasons still are underway in North Dakota, but it’s not too early for prospective hunters to start thinking about enrolling in a North Dakota Hunter Education course. Many of the courses are offered early in the the new  year, but courses in Grand Forks are scheduled for July and September, according to information…
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