STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Cass County Wildlife Club supports Badlands wilderness proposal
The Cass County Wildlife Club has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing the Prairie Legacy Wilderness proposal that would protect about 40,000 acres in the Little Missouri National Grassland from ... Posted on 9/27/12 at 4:14 PM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Curiosity photographs layer cake hills on Mars
Curiosity hasn't been idle. NASA released several exciting new images beamed back from the surface of Mars by the happy rover. They're high resolution, full-color photos taken with the wide angle 34... Posted on 8/28/12 at 9:02 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Photo blog: A day at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
MEDORA, N.D. - I took a break from Oil Patch reporting on Saturday and spent the day with family in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
I didn't notice many signs of oil development while we explored... Posted on 8/6/12 at 6:03 AM
MEDORA, NORTH DAKOTA Golf entertainer Joey O to perform in Medora July 13-28
July 3, 2012
For more information contact:
Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
800-633-6721 ext. 8812
Golf entertainer Joey O to perform in Medora July 13-28
M... Posted on 7/3/12 at 4:35 PM
STAFF BLOG MONKE BUSINESS Tailgating at the BAC
This season is the first time Dickinson State has allowed tailgating outside of its stadium during football game.Building a $16 million facility sure will change some things, won't they.
I decided ... Posted on 9/4/10 at 1:03 PM
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. — A flurry of activity took over a small part of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s South Unit on Monday.
But it wasn’t the crowd of veterinarians and National Park Service employees who made most of the noise — after all, if they weren’t calm and quiet, the horses wouldn’t be either.
All in the name of science, a seemingly unlikely pairing of athletes and scientists will descend upon the North Dakota Badlands in an effort to catalog the area and determine if the oil boom is affecting the wilderness from the Killdeer Mountains to the Elkhorn Ranch to Sully Creek State Park, south of Medora.
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently deployed a helicopter crew to capture and relocate 12 bighorn sheep in an effort to reduce road-kill incidents along a heavily traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 85 north of the Little Missouri River near the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
MEDORA, N.D. — Paleontologist Becky Barnes with the North Dakota Geological Survey slowly removed mudstone flakes from her grid at a fossil dig site on Thursday. Working throughout the morning, she uncovered the remnant of a fossilized fish — identified as an Amia — that swam in the region’s swamps 60 million years ago.
Area museums & centers display a paleontological, geological treasure trove
Western North Dakota and eastern Montana residents have many museums and centers that help to preserve the area’s geological and paleontological history and specimens. Below is a listing of places to visit:Area museums & centers display a paleontological, geological treasure trove
Bakken, meet your neighbor, Hell Creek
Most have heard the term Bakken bandied about all the time in this area, unless they’re under a shale rock somewhere. It’s a given that the Bakken Oil Patch, considered a world-class energy asset, has ignited the region with jobs and investments.
After flooding slowed the first part of the tourist season in Medora last year, this year’s dry, sunny streak has allowed more people to enjoy this historic North Dakota city and its neighboring national park, officials said this past week.
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