North Dakota’s Winter Waterfowl Survey Shows Fewer Canada Geese

February 16, 2017 by  
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North Dakota’s Winter Waterfowl Survey Shows Fewer Canada Geese

For a biologist, getting out in the field and collecting data is an important and usually enjoyable part of the job. While I don’t spend as much time in the field as a specific wildlife or fisheries biologist, I do have a variety of assignments that come up unexpectedly, like checking for zebra mussels and […]

Why States Conduct Game Surveys

February 24, 2016 by  
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Why States Conduct Game Surveys

My job as an outreach biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department is varied. I spend a fair amount of time doing media work, but I’m also helping out frequently with other Game and Fish functions such as checking on possible fish kills or fishing access areas, or conducting upland or small game […]

Mid-Winter Waterfowl Numbers

February 19, 2014 by  
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Mid-Winter Waterfowl Numbers

by Doug Leier   One of the most interesting facets of being an outreach biologist is the variety of work involved. A few weeks back I assisted with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s mid-winter waterfowl survey, as I’ve done in the past, and which biologists across the nation do each year. While the […]