NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND 2013 spring snow goose update April 23
from Sand Lake NWR: This information is current as of noon, Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Not too much has changed in the overall progress of the migration since the last
report. Some flocks of snow geese ... Posted on 4/23/13 at 12:29 PM
STAFF BLOG SOUTH DAKOTA OUTDOOR ADVENTURES Saving the tundra by controlling snow geese
Some of you may have seen today's article about snow goose populations in North America in The Daily Republic. While light goose overpopulation certainly isn't a new problem as a conservation has been... Posted on 3/14/12 at 7:48 AM
STAFF BLOG WILDWINGS Coral atoll?
I had the pleasure of flying across the entire state of North Dakota yesterday at a lower altitude than I normally fly. The scenery was wonderful and thelight was amazing as it played upon the earth... Posted on 11/15/11 at 12:01 PM
LAKE OF THE WOODS: Resorts along the south shore are pulling their houses in the wake of Monday’s rain and the recent warm snap. Ice roads also have closed to large vehicles, and any anglers looking to venture out on their own should use extreme caution and, at the very least, check with area resorts or bait shops.
It started about 10 days ago with a phone call from a friend who found himself just south of West Fargo. In a rather excited tone he related how he had just seen a huge flock of snow geese moving north; a flock he estimated at roughly 50,000 birds.
Probably, the birds most associated with Christmas are the goose and the partridge. Both of these traditions come to us from England — and in fact are among the few authentically English Christmas traditions in the United States. Most American Christmas traditions come from the Netherlands and northern Germany — Santa Claus, for instance, who is an outgrowth of a Dutch tradition.
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