North Dakota Deer Population and Management Archive -  North Dakota

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North Dakota Deer Population and Management Archive

  Annual Deer Hunt

1941:      2,890

[graph of 1975 to 2001  

2000*: 77,000

2001*: 63,000

2002

2003:   92,000

2004:   98,500

2005: 107,385

2006: 109,676

2007: 107,532

2008: 100,417

2009:  83,910

2010:  76,731

2011:  59,410

2012: 44,070

2013:  36,677

2014:  33,278

2015:  36,407

2016:  45,385

2017:  45,413

2018:  46,445

2019:  52,072

2020:  55,938

2021:  45,219

2022:  36,912


*estimated from graph


Deer gun hunter success rates have been:  66% in 2016,  60% in 2014, 55% in 2013, 63% in 2012, 52 percent in 2011, 64 percent in 2010, 59 percent in 2009.


2010 Deer Management Plan, includes graph of license sales 1933 to 2008 and population analysis by area


2012 Population Status Report


In 2012 32,499 WTD and 2,056 mule deer


N.D. Deer Licenses issued, p. 4 in Managing Deer Hunter Expectations, 2015


2021 Moose and Elk Harvest


2016 Moose and Elk Harvest


2017 Moose and Elk Harvest


A List of Articles in the Archive

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2021

2021 deer licenses in North Dakota at highest level in a decade; drought a concern May 4, 2021 The Bismarck Tribune

Survey shows robust North Dakota mule deer population; extreme drought is a concern May 17, 2021 North Dakota, Blue Mountain Eagle

Deer season set May 18, 2021 North Dakota, The Bowman Extra

Deer Herds Strong at Midseason February 3, 2021 North Dakota, News Dakota

2020 Deer Season Summarized

North Dakota mule deer numbers remain strong, but drought raises fawn concerns May 3, 2021 Grand Forks Herald

Looking back on the 2020 deer season – and ahead to this fall May 11, 2021 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota deer season May 29, 2021 KFYR-TV

Deer tags reflect increase in populations July 25, 2021 North Dakota, KFYR TV

Southeast ND Deer Stable at Midsummer July 28, 2021 newsdakota.com

Studying mountain lions in North Dakota January 12, 2021 INFORUM

Drought hurts mule deer fawn production in North Dakota; bucks show nutritional distress November 14, 2021 The Bismarck Tribune

A snapshot of wildlife surveys December 30, 2021 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Mule Deer Foundation partners with Shade Ranch on conservation effort November 5, 2021 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

North Dakota deer season preview: Impact of EHD on whitetail populations remains to be seen October 30, 2021 Grand Forks Herald

Northeast Remains State’s Deer Hunting Wildcard  August 11, 2021 North Dakota, News Dakota

North Dakota 2021 Big Game Outlook  September 8, 2021 North Dakota Game and Fish News

North Dakota deer hunters enjoy good season in 2020; future license numbers look promising April 25, 2021 The Bismarck Tribune

Four North Dakota men convicted in poaching case April 12, 2021 KX NEWS

North Dakota Game and Fish free program to landowners March 6, 2021 KFYR-TV

2020

As North Dakota wildlife goes, mountain lions top the list of species that captivate and fascinate  May 30, 2020 The Dickinson Press

Deer Lottery Held, Licenses Remain June 25, 2020 NDGF News

Mule deer rebound continues in North Dakota's western Badlands May 18, 2020

The Bismarck Tribune

North Dakota deer season preview: Outlook better than last year in almost every category October 31, 2020  The Dickinson Press

More deer hunters set to take to the field this year November 2, 2020 Friday

Bismarck Tribune

Results from fall mule deer survey show favorable production in western North Dakota November 16, 2020 Grand Forks Herald

Mule deer continue rebound in western North Dakota November 23, 2020 The Bismarck Tribune

Results from fall mule deer survey show favorable production in western North Dakota November 16, 2020 Grand Forks Herald

2019 Deer Season Summarized

North Dakota Deer Season Outlook, September 2, 2020 NDGF News

Proposed increase in deer gun tags among highlights from North Dakota Game and Fish ... May 2, 2020 Grand Forks Herald

A closer look at last years deer season April 14, 2020 North Dakota, KFGO

Mule Deer Foundation, North Dakota oil industry team up to boost wildlife habitat south of Missouri River February 26, 2020 Williston Daily Herald

How’s the winter been for wildlife? February 25, 2020 North Dakota, KFGO

Keeping an Eye on the Big Cats:Mountain Lion Population Trend Stable in the Dakotas January 31, 2020 North Dakota, Tri-State Livestock News

Traversie sentenced to probation, $9K restitution for poaching giant buck  June 5, 2020 North Dakota, The Capital Journal

As North Dakota wildlife goes, mountain lions top the list of species that captivate and fascinate  May 30, 2020 The Dickinson Press

Game and Fish increase licenses for deer gun season May 20, 2020 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Mule deer rebound continues in North Dakota's western Badlands May 18, 2020

The Bismarck Tribune

Mule Deer Survey Numbers Up May 11, 2020 North Dakota, Wahpeton Daily News

Oil drilling OK'd in protected area of North Dakota Badlands; environmental groups cry foul December 9, 2020 North Dakota, INFORUM

Mule deer continue rebound in western North Dakota November 23, 2020 The Bismarck Tribune

Results from fall mule deer survey show favorable production in western North Dakota November 16, 2020 Grand Forks Herald

The Deal with Deer Units November 11, 2020 North Dakota, newsdakota.com

Youtube Video Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance - 10-01-2020

Youtube Video Elk Study. North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Deer Lottery Held, Licenses Remain June 25, 2020 North Dakota, NDGF New

Deer Season Set, Apply Online

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed

November 4, 2019 NDFG News

More deer tags in hunters' hands for 2019 November 1, 2019 North Dakota, Bismark Tribune

North Dakota deer season preview: Deer numbers, gun season licenses trending in right direction November 5, 2019 INFORUM

2018 Deer Season Summarized  NDGF News

North Dakota 2018 Year in Review January 2019  NDGF

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete April 29, 2019 North Dakota   NDGF News

Conservation Reserve Program, Excitement Grows for CRP Sign Up December 13, 2019 North Dakota, Williston Herald

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed November 4, 2019 North Dakota, NDFG News

Land-use program fosters white-tailed deer populations in USA August 27, 2019 North Dakota, Science Daily

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a key element for managing white-tailed deer populations at multiple spatial scales July 31, 2019 North Dakota, Journal of Environmental Management

Deer Lottery Held, Licenses Remain June 25, 2019 North Dakota, NDGF News

Hunting, fishing remain economic powerhouses in ND June 7, 2019 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

Abandoned Fencing Is Detrimental to Mule Deer and Other Wildlife May 11, 2019  North Dakota, John In The Wild

Deer Season Set May 2, 2019 North Dakota, NDGF News

Hunting and Fishing Expenditure Report Finalized March 4, 2019 North Dakota, NSGF Report

Study sheds light on ND deer hunter attitudes February 24, 2019 North Dakota, inforum

2017 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests February 26, 2018 North Dakota, NDGF News

     2017 Deer Season Summarized

Decades of Deer Hunting November 9, 2018 North Dakota, NDGF News

Deer Lottery Held, Antlerless Licenses Remain June 28, 2018 North Dakota

Dry Winter is helping deer population March 13, 2018 North Dakota, MYNDNOW

Expanding GIS Analyses to Monitor and Assess North American Moose Distribution and Density  [PDF] WF Jensen, JR Smith, M Carstensen, CE Penne … Biology and Management …, 2018 North Dakota

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed - NDGF News  November 5, 2018 North Dakota

More about moose February 5, 2018 North Dakota, KFGO

      2017 Deer Season Summarized

North Dakota 2018 Deer Outlook August 31, 2018

Deer Hunting Season Outlook & Rules October 23, 2018 North Dakota, myndnow.com

North Dakota Deer Preview November 4, 2018 Grand Forks Herald

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete May 7, 2017 North Dakota, NDGF News

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete May 7, 2018 North Dakota, NDGF News

More deer licenses available this year in North Dakota May 15, 2018 Valley News Live

North Dakota issuing 607 nonresident deer bow licenses January 21, 2018 KSTP-TV

Motivations and Satisfaction of North Dakota Deer Hunters During a Temporal Decline in Deer Populations  KE Black, WF Jensen, R Newman, JR Boulanger - Human–Wildlife Interactions, 2018

Landowner hopes state program will get coyotes off her land December 11, 2018 North Dakota, myndnow.com

Variety of South Dakota groups putting emphasis on recruiting new people to hunting October 20, 2018 inforum ·

Deer hunting tradition resumes Friday, but many don't get tags November 8, 2018 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

Expanding GIS Analyses to Monitor and Assess North American Moose Distribution and Density  [PDF] WF Jensen, JR Smith, M Carstensen, CE Penne … Biology and Management …, 2018 North Dakota

North Dakota 2018 Deer Outlook August 31, 2018 NDGFD News

More pollinator projects find roots in Fargo-Moorhead May 5, 2018 North Dakota,

Bismarck Tribune

A refresher course on North Dakota's deer lottery system May 1, 2018 Grand Forks Herald

Subpar 2017 Hunter Success Could Impact 2018 Deer Licenses April 30, 2018 North Dakota, U.S. News & World Report

Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting April 15, 2018 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

ND farmer pleads guilty to shooting deer eating grain April 13, 2018 North Dakota, AGDAILY

Balta Man Sentenced for Illegally Killing Multiple Deer April 11, 2018 North Dakota, U.S. News & World Report

First of DAPL deer poaching cases resolved February 23, 2018 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Deer pictured with rival's severed head on its antlers February 17, 2018 North Dakota, Metro

2 bucks have been found in North Dakota this winter with severed deer heads caught in antlers February 10, 2018 gomn.com

More about moose February 5, 2018 North Dakota, KFGO

Winter Spares ND Wildlife Thus Far February 4, 2018 North Dakota, Wahpeton Daily News

Entangled bucks show nature's cruelty January 28, 2018 North Dakota, West Central Tribune

2017

     2016 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests - NDGFD News

2016 Deer Season Summarized

2016 Deer Season

2017 Great Plains Deer Forecast September 19, 2017 North Dakota

Game & Fish

2017 North Dakota Hunting Outlook October 5, 2017 Outdoor Forum

ND Deer Herd Fared Well, Habitat Concerns Loom October 13, 2017 North Dakota, Sidney Herald Leader

Great Plains Deer Herd Update 2017 December 6, 2017 Kansas, Game & Fish

A little Game and Fish Department history August 1, 2017 North Dakota, INFORUM

Doug Leier: 90 years later, North Dakota OUTDOORS continues to document hunting and fishing history August 31, 2021 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Calendar for deer gun season can vary slightly November 23, 2017 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Deer Season Set, Online Apps Available  May 10, 2017 NDGFD News

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed  November 6, 2017 NDGF News

Season has potential for tag holders November 5, 2017 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Habitat loss coincides with drop in pheasant, deer numbers June 14, 2018 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Hunters, Anglers Take Note of New Legislation   May 1, 2017 NDGFD News

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete April 24, 2017 NDGF News

Great Plains Deer Herd Update 2017 December 6, 2017 Kansas, Game & Fish

Deer hunters vent their frustrations at Game and Fish Department meeting in Grand Forks December 3, 2017 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Calendar for deer gun season can vary slightly November 23, 2017 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

North Dakota deer hunting season getting underway November 10, 2017 North Dakota, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed November 6, 2017 North Dakota,  NDGF News

A little Game and Fish Department history August 1, 2017 North Dakota, INFORUM

Deer Season Set, Online Apps Available May 10, 2017 North Dakota, NDGFD News

New Legislation May 1, 2017 North Dakota, NDGFD News

Nearly all mule deer hunting restrictions being lifted April 28, 2017 North Dakota

Kansas City Star

Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete April 24, 2017 North Dakota, NDGF News

DAPL deer poachers identified March 10, 2017 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

Deer poaching charges filed in Dakota Access protest camp incidents  March 9, 2016  North Dakota, Bemidji Pioneer

Winter may not have been so harsh for wildlife March 5, 2017 North Dakota, INFORUM

Bill would allow 11-year-olds to get a license, others focus on aging hunters January 28, 2017 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

2016 in Review, Mule Deer Continue Rebound January 2017 North Dakota, NDGF News

Wildlife Feeding Concerns January 9, 2017 North Dakota, NDGF

Wildlife species face harsh winter January 8, 2017 North Dakota, Aberdeen News

Winter's impact on wildlife concerns ND Game and Fish officials January 4, 2017 North Dakota, INFORUM

2016

Wildlife Stressed, Snowmobile Riders Stay Clear December 30, 2016 North Dakota,  Game and Fish News

Coyotes are 'here to stay' in North Dakota November 29, 2016 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Deer hunting success will require walking November 23, 2016 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Wildlife refuges opening to upland game hunting November 15, 2016 North Dakodta, INFORUM

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed October 31, 2016 North Dakota, NDGF

More deer hunters in ND fields this year, but demand continues to outpace supply October 30, 2016 North Dakota, INFORUM

Mixed bag for deer hunters in North Dakota October 30, 2016 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Survey sheds light on ND deer management October 28, 2016 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Deer licenses pose dilemma for North Dakota's young hunters October 2, 2016 INFORUM

All 49,000 deer gun hunting licenses issued in North Dakota September 28, 2016 North Dakota, Washington Times

Mountain lion predation and livestock September 25, 2016 North Dakota, CattleNetwork.com

North Dakota isn't immune to the difficulties of recruiting, retaining hunters and anglers September 3, 2016 Bismarck Tribune

Ranchers, Wildlife Groups Create Biggest Public Access in North Dakota August 22, 2016 North Dakota, Northland Outdoors

Hunters Reminded of Big Game Transport Rules August 15, 2016 North Dakota, NDGF News

North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time August 11, 2016 Daily Republic

Deadline to apply for North Dakota deer lottery approaching May 19, 2016 INFORUM

Hunters who don't get licenses can donate fees for habitat conservation May 11, 2016 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Deer licenses reflect good management May 9, 2016 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Deer Season Set, Online Apps Available May 4 May 3, 2016 North Dakota, NDGF News

North Dakota's Western Treasure April 30, 2016 Minot Daily News

North Dakota Spring Mule Deer Survey Up 21% April 25, 2016 North Dakota

Foundation working to increase mule deer habitat April 21, 2016 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

2015

2014 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests February 13, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF News

2014 Deer Season Summarized March 16, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF

2015: The year in the outdoors December 27, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

All deer gun licenses issued in North Dakota for fall hunt September 21, 2015 North Dakota, KFGO

Deer discussion dominates meeting April 12, 2015 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

Deer Hunting: Fewer tags, better quality? November 1, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Deer Season Set, Online Apps Available May 6, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF News

Deer, Celebrating 125 Years Outdoors 2015 North Dakota

Demand for pronghorn hunting licenses high in North Dakota August 31, 2015 North Dakota, Wahpeton Daily News

Don't count conservation out in N.D. April 6, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Elk and Moose Seasons Set, No Bighorn Sheep Season March 3, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed November 2, 2015 North Dakota, NDFG News

Fewer licenses designed to get deer population headed back in right direction May 20, 2015 North Dakota, INFORUM

Fish, wildlife managers weigh in on mild winter February 19, 2015 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

GFP Commission Adopts Licenses for Special Buck Season January 16, 2015 GFP News

Lowest Number of Deer Tags Given in 40 Years November 5, 2015 North Dakota, KVRR Fox News

Fewer deer, tags dampens excitement for N.D. deer opener November 6, 2015 North Dakota, INFORUM

MDC uses computer and satellite technology for deer study April 7, 2015 North Dakota, KTVO

MDC uses computer and satellite technology for deer study April 7, 2015 North Dakota, KTVO

More North Dakota land being dedicated to wildlife habitat August 20, 2015 Bakken.com

Mule deer does in badlands off limits for 4th straight year May 4, 2015 North Dakota, Oklahoma News

Mule deer recovering in Badlands December 10, 2015 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

N.D. deer hunting success rises slightly in 2014 March 22, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

N.D. Game and Fish hopes to increase number of deer gun licenses to 75,000 November 18, 2015 North Dakota, INFORUM

NDGF outlines deer license goals December 6, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

N.D. Game and Fish prepares for paperless licensing May 21, 2015 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

ND to study climate change impacts on wildlife June 14, 2015 North Dakota, INFORUM

NDGF revisits deer license goals April 12, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

ND Game and Fish revisits deer license goals April 16, 2015 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

North Dakota Cuts Deer Tags Again May 7, 2015 Valley News Live

Popularity of deer hunting remains king October 14, 2015 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Predicting mule deer recruitment from climate oscillations for harvest management on the northern Great Plains

Pronghorn Hunters Successful in 2014 February 13, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF News

Small number of North Dakota deer licenses remain August 7, 2015 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

Spring Mule Deer Count Complete April 27, 2015 North Dakota, NDGF News

Trying to bring deer numbers back May 22, 2015 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

Upping North Dakota hunter success rates April 9, 2015 Dickinson Press

Wildlife citations up sharply in North Dakota oil patch November 2, 2015 North Dakota, Billings Gazette

Wolf bill, pronghorn hunters, bowhunters, elk, moose and deerFebruary 14, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

2014

Another year of choices for deer hunters, decline of deer population May 29, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Deer population in better shape November 14, 2018 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

Optimism can be found despite reduction in deer licenses, declining deer population May 28, 2013 In-Forum

A new reality for deer hunters? Lower Deer Numbers November 21, 2013 Bismarck Tribune

Habitat a key factor in maintaining wildlife December 17, 2013 North Dakota, In-Forum

2010-2014 Deer Population Information October 29, 2014 North Dakota, RoundupWEB

N.D. deer hunting success rises slightly in 2014 March 22, 2015 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

2013 Deer Gun Season Summarized March 17, 2014 North Dakota, NDGF

4 Places Where Hunters Are Working to Protect Game Animals October 15, 2014 North Dakota, National Geographic

A 'normal' deer season? October 23, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

A tradition continues, deer licenses fall November 16, 2014 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

All Deer Gun Licenses Issued October 29, 2014 North Dakota, NDGF News

Current ND Deer License System Will Continue for 2015 December 18, 2014 North

Dakota, Valley News Live

Deer declining in state October 4, 2014 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

Deer licenses decline in 2014 May 2, 2014 North Dakota, Mandan News

Deer licensing may draw lively debate December 2, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Hunters Weigh In on Deer TagsDecember 3, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Deer lottery held; more than 2300 doe tags remain August 4, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Deer Season Set, Online Apps Available May 5 April 29, 2014 North Dakot, NDGF News

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed November 5, 2014 North Dakota, NDGF News

Game and Fish Dept. to put on deer management meetings February 11, 2014 North Dakota, INFORUM

Game and Fish Reduces Deer LicensesSeptember 16, 2014 North Dakota, KFYR-TV

Game and Fish to Livestream Final Deer Management Meeting  February 25, 2014

Game and Fish to Maintain Current Deer License System December 18, 2014 North Dakota,

Game and Fish to Recommend One Deer License in 2015 November 6, 2014 North Dakota, NDGF News

It's not easy keeping up with cavalcade of fall outdoors data, mule deer December 10, 2014 North Dakota, In-Forum

Keeping things in perspectiveDecember 25, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Krapp honored for work by Mule Deer Foundation February 27, 2014 North Dakota, Bismark Tribune

Limited Pronghorn Season to Open July 15, 2014 North Dakota, NDGF News

Looking back through the year of 2014 December 31, 2014 North Dakota,  Dickinson Press

Lowest number of deer tags offered in more than 30 years April 29, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Managing North Dakota's “NEW” Deer Population April 7, 2014 Dakota Country

Magazine

Limited deer, antelope seasons possible this fall March 27, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

ND hunters less successful as deer numbers fall March 19, 2014 North Dakota, Ct Post

Meetings to focus on deer management February 16, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Mule deer population rebounds in western ND April 29, 2014 North Dakota, Washington Times

N.D. wildlife faces challenge to reproduce April 26, 2014 North Dakota, Jamestown Sun

ND Game and Fish sets deer management meetings January 19, 2014 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

ND, SD partner on whitetail study: Crew puts radio-collars on 150 does March 16, 2014 North Dakota, The Dickinson Press

North Dakota Game and Fish collar 106 mule deer in initial year February 6, 2014 Dickinson Press & Advertiser

North Dakota habitat loss must be stopped May 19, 2014 In-Forum

North Dakota mule deer on the riseJune 29, 2013 Grand Forks Herald

One-deer proposal is questionable November 12, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Outcry causes Game and Fish to drop deer license proposalDecember 21, 2014 North Dakota, Northland Outdoors

Outlook on deer situation remains bleakFebruary 23, 2014 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

Reviewing 2014 with an outdoors twist December 31, 2014 North Dakota, INFORUM

Search for a deer solution February 14, 2014 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

State can celebrate 125 years of wildlife October 23, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Tracking mulies April 24, 2014 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Why does a deer's coat change colors over the year January 19, 2014 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Wildlife faces major hurdles May 1, 2014 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

Wildlife Impacted by Bakken Shale Play December 21, 2014 North Dakota, Examiner

Wildlife managers in N.D., Minnesota reduce hunting opportunities in effort to rebuild deer herds November 3, 2014 North Dakota, Park Rapids Enterprise ·

Wildlife questions:  Search for a deer solution  March 2, 2014 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

The hunt is on for a solution to deer problem March 2, 2014 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

2013

2012 archery season recap-a record August 12, 2013 North Dakota, Times-Online

2013 deer season will have challenges November 7, 2013 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

A different type of deer season on tap for ND November 7, 2013 North Dakota,

INFORUM

A new reality for deer hunters? Lower Deer Numbers November 21, 2013 Bismarck Tribune

Deer success rates improve after all-time low in 2011 March 21, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press-by Royal McGregor

Fall mule deer survey November 4, 2013 North Dakota,  North Dakota Outdoors and beyond

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed November 6, 2013 North Dakota, The Roundup

Fewer deer licenses available again this year April 29, 2013 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

G&F Forecast: Best Bets for Great Plains Deer Hunting in 2013 October, 2013 North Dakota

Habitat a key factor in maintaining wildlife December 17, 2013 North Dakota, In-Forum

Hunters waiting for start of deer season, 2012 deer harvest April 25, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

Hunting outlook 2013 September 11, 2013 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Managing deer is like a pendulum August 25, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Mountain Lion Study On Track in North Dakota May 22, 2013 North Dakota, The Epoch Times

Mule deer increase in North Dakota but still below average May 28, 2013 WDAY

Mule deer up despite harsh weatherJune 6, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

N.D. Game and Fish Department: Statewide deer meetings on tap for February, declining deer population  December 15, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

N.D. offers lowest number of deer tags in 30 years November 3, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

ND to have just 180 nonresident any-deer bow licenses January 17, 2013 North Dakota, Sioux Falls Argus Leader

NDGF Department proposes another cut in deer licenses May 2, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

North Dakota Deer Season 2013: Hunting Forecast October 4, 2013 Outdoor Life

North Dakota Deer Season Set May 8, 2013 NDGF News Release

North Dakota oil boom affecting wildlife, public lands September 3, 2013 Duluth News Tribune ·

North Dakota Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete May 24, 2013 OutdoorHub

Optimism can be found despite reduction in deer licenses, declining deer population May 28, 2013 In-Forum

Researchers fit deer with radio-collars February 3, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Trapping and tracking: researches fit deer with radio-collars February 3, 2013 North Dakota GrandForksHerald.com

Researchers study effects of oil drilling on North Dakota wildlife March 10, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Settling a dispute, deer depredation January 14, 2013 North Dakota, AG Week

The deer are not here December 29, 2013 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

Units in SW ND see increase in deer licenses May 9, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

Wildlife get another break this winter February 21, 2013 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

2012

2012 archery season recap-a recordAugust 12, 2013 North Dakota, Times-Online

2013 deer season will have challenges November 7, 2013 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

A different type of deer season on tap for ND November 7, 2013 North Dakota,

INFORUM

A new reality for deer hunters? Lower Deer Numbers November 21, 2013 Bismarck Tribune

Deer success rates improve after all-time low in 2011 March 21, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press-by Royal McGregor

Fall mule deer survey November 4, 2013 North Dakota,  North Dakota Outdoors and beyond

Fall Mule Deer Survey CompletedNovember 6, 2013 North Dakota, The Roundup

Fewer deer licenses available again this year April 29, 2013 North Dakota, The Bismarck Tribune

G&F Forecast: Best Bets for Great Plains Deer Hunting in 2013 October, 2013 North Dakota

Habitat a key factor in maintaining wildlife December 17, 2013 North Dakota, In-Forum

Hunters waiting for start of deer season, 2012 deer harvest April 25, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

Hunting outlook 2013 September 11, 2013 North Dakota, Bismarck Tribune

Managing deer is like a pendulum August 25, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Mountain Lion Study On Track in North Dakota May 22, 2013 North Dakota, The Epoch Times

Mule deer increase in North Dakota but still below average May 28, 2013 WDAY

Mule deer up despite harsh weatherJune 6, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

N.D. Game and Fish Department: Statewide deer meetings on tap for February, declining deer population  December 15, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

N.D. offers lowest number of deer tags in 30 years November 3, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

ND to have just 180 nonresident any-deer bow licenses January 17, 2013 North Dakota, Sioux Falls Argus Leader

NDGF Department proposes another cut in deer licenses May 2, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

North Dakota Deer Season 2013: Hunting Forecast October 4, 2013 Outdoor Life

North Dakota oil boom affecting wildlife, public lands September 3, 2013 Duluth News Tribune ·

North Dakota Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete May 24, 2013 OutdoorHub

Optimism can be found despite reduction in deer licenses, declining deer population May 28, 2013 In-Forum

Researchers fit deer with radio-collars February 3, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Trapping and tracking: researches fit deer with radio-collars February 3, 2013 North Dakota GrandForksHerald.com

Researchers study effects of oil drilling on North Dakota wildlife March 10, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Settling a dispute, deer depredation January 14, 2013 North Dakota, AG Week

The deer are not here December 29, 2013 North Dakota, Minot Daily News

Units in SW ND see increase in deer licenses May 9, 2013 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

2012

2012 North Dakota deer season set with 40 percent fewer deer licensesMay 7, 2012, Jamestown Sun

Deer License Reduction April 20, 2012 North Dakota, KFYR-TV

Deer and coyotes overshadow oil issues at NDGF meetings, mule deer decline December 2, 2012 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Deer numbers are down, applicants also down September 27, 2012 North Dakota, Dickinson Press

Deer telemetry study gets underway in northeast ND March 18, 2012 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

Doe with quad fawns had bad heart, teeth August 19, 2012 North Dakota, Dickinson Press