News: Theodore Roosevelt National Park holds bison roundup in South Unit

The bison in Teddy Roosevelt National Park are a major attraction, but because the park is limited in size and fenced, it’s not able to support a bison population of unlimited size. That means bison management practices are required from time to time, and this fall is one of those occasions. Many of the animals rounded up will be distributed supplement area Native American controlled bison herds and...  summary by: Josh Wolsky

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Paddlers promote ‘positive trace ethic’ by cleaning up litter along Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers

News: Paddlers promote ‘positive trace ethic’ by cleaning up litter along Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers

The old mantra for the environmentally minded heading into the wilderness was, “take only pictures, leave only footprints”. But for a few, it seems that’s not good enough. The concept is called adventure stewardship, and the goal is to go out and have the fun recreationally but leave the environment better as a result. In other words, clean as you go. Check out the article on the concept...  summary by: Josh Wolsky

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Bismarck Nonprofit Making Big Investment in Historic River Culture

News: Bismarck Nonprofit Making Big Investment in Historic River Culture

A Bismarck Nonprofit is on the way to adding a new historic attraction to the Captial city. The foundation has reached their fundraising goal of $750k which means construction will begin this spring on a new museum, ticket office, and cafe for the Lewis and Clark Riverboat. The replica structure will have the appearance of a late 1800’s railway river warehouse.  summary by: Josh Wolsky

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Watch: Incredible and Terrifying Nature on the Galapagos Islands

News, O.T.I.: Watch: Incredible and Terrifying Nature on the Galapagos Islands

What you’re about to watch may be the most incredible thing you’ll see on the Internet this year. It’s teaser footage from the BBC’s Planet Earth II filmed on the Galapagos Islands. But be careful, it may be difficult to watch if you have a strong fear of snakes, and if you’re watching at the office or in mixed company, be prepared — you may instinctively start yelling “run”. And...

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News: Hettinger: New self-guided driving tour explores last great buffalo hunts

Francis Berg has been documenting the Hettinger’s history for decades, but recently she compiled the era of the last great buffalo hunts into a self-guided driving tour designed to pull people off the Interstate and invite them to explore the areas unique history. Is there an idea for Minot somewhere inside of this story?  summary by: Josh Wolsky

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