Drought has big impact on North Dakota pheasant population

Much of western North Dakota was mired in severe, extreme and even exceptional drought last summer. That reduced food and habitat for pheasants, resulting in a population loss of about 60 percent from 2016 – the lowest level in two decades. Still, wildlife officials see better days ahead.

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