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  1. Let spike debate go, take aim at does


    The value of spike deer to a herd continues to be a topic of friendly debate, especially among wildlife biologists. Depending on which research project is cited, a spike deer — a buck with antlers that do not fork — is either a threat to whitetail herd quality or a bank of genetic potential that should be allowed to play itself out.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  2. The importance of overlooked wetlands


    A recent rainy spell has rekindled somewhat the time-worn debate over the value of wetlands, small ones in particular. North Dakota has hunreds of thousands of these small, shallow wetlands. They're often called temporary wetlands because they typically only hold water for a few weeks after spring snow melt, or after heavy summer rains like we had a couple of weeks ago. Most of the year, because of evaporation and water absorbtion into the ground, they are dry.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  3. The new Farm Bill


    WASHINGTON — If you're not a farmer, then you probably didn't pay much attention to the debate going on here concerning the new Farm Bill. But for sportsmen across the United States, there is good news to report. Highlights of t...

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  4. Word to fish: Just say when it hurts


    There is some pretty fishy science over whether our finned friends feel pain. The reality remains that we will never know, because there's really no objective way to prove the case

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2003