New plan aims to reverse monarch butterfly decline

The draft plan builds on existing efforts of state, federal, and local agencies and private organizations and individuals and covers a 16-state region stretching from Texas to the Upper Midwest that encompasses the primary production and migratory habitat areas for eastern monarchs.

Mule deer continue strong recovery in western North Dakota

Biologists counted 2,540 mule deer over 245.8 square miles during this year’s survey. That's 45 percent above the long-term average, with overall mule deer density in the badlands at 10.3 deer per square mile, down only slightly from 10.9 in 2017, and well above low of 4.6 in 2012.

Outdoor News Store

A Year’s Subscription starts at
per year
Subscribe Today!
Give a Gift

Shop our online store for products and gear: Print of the Year, Outdoor News History Book, Outdoor News Clothing and more!

Outdoor News Blogging Team