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April 1, 2019
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is distributing more than $2 billion in funds to all 50 states and U.S. territories. Courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
FWS allocates more than $1 billion for fish, wildlife programs across US
April 1, 2019 - 2:55pm
September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 9, 2018
The Karner blue butterfly is listed as an Endangered species in Minnesota and wherever else it is found. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Library)
Species at risk: Whether obscure or high-profile, decline in any native species is cause for concern, experts say
September 9, 2018 - 6:17am
April 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota congressman's effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress
April 20, 2018 - 7:09am
April 17, 2018
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Wolves are an important animal in tribal culture and were protected on tribal lands even when the state had control of wolf management and offered hunting and trapping seasons. Courtesy photo / Jay Huseby, Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Tribal lands offer sanctuary for Minnesota wolves
April 17, 2018 - 7:22am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
October 20, 2017
Student in sexual harassment trial gets $1; lawyers awarded $305K in fees
October 20, 2017 - 8:24pm
October 15, 2017
Tony Moe of the Fourtown Grygla Sportsman's Club stands by a gate blocking access to a .7-mile length of trail in June 2017. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hoping to acquire the land as part of an exchange with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which owns the parcel, to connect an ATV trail  in Beltrami Island State Forest. Brad Dokken /Forum News Service
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
October 15, 2017 - 6:45am
September 2, 2017
Statewide View: Wrongheaded anti-wolf legislation threatens wildlife, Americans' rights
September 2, 2017 - 8:51am
February 12, 2017
The rusty patched bumble bee is now on
the endangered species list.  
Photo: Heather Holm, University of Minnesota Extension
The plight of the bumble bee
February 12, 2017 - 5:10am