State News and Announcements
North Dakota Tourism
2015 Travel Guide Now Available
The 2015 Travel Guide, Hunting and Fishing Guide, and state map is now available from the North Dakota Tourism website.
Game and Fish Department
Watchable Wildlife Contest Winners Announced
The first photo contest, where the public was invited to submit photographs of North Dakota's nongame wildlife, was held in 1990. In 2008 the contest was expanded to include images of the state's game animals. For the first time since 2008, the overall winner in the 2014 contest is a game animal, a sharp-tailed grouse.
Spring Wild Turkey Licenses
The deadlinefor submitting spring lottery applications is Feb. 11. Online applications will open Monday Jan. 26. Printable applications will be available by Feb.1.
North Dakota Earth Day Patch Contest
Students age 6-18 can submit entries for the 2015 Earth Day patch design contest. The deadline to submit entries is March 15.
Watchable Wildlife Checkoff on State Tax Form
North Dakota citizens with an interest in supporting wildlife conservation programs are reminded to look for the Watchable Wildlife checkoff on the state tax form.
Department of Agriculture
Local Foods Conference Feb 6-7
The 11th annual local foods conference will be held Feb. 6-7 in Mandan. The conference is sponsored by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the ND Farmers Market & Growers Association and is open to the public.
2015-2016 Local Foods Directory
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring encourages all providers of locally-produced foods to list their business information in the 2015-2016 edition of the North Dakota local foods directory. The deadline for submitting information is February 28.