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NDBS Spring Fieldtrip, May 24-25, 2014.

Spring fieldtrip:
Join birders from across ND as they explore the northeast corner for birds and the camaraderie.
The group will meet at Cedar Inn in Cavalier 6am, May 24th.

Check the NDBS Field Trips link below for more info.

More Info: NDBS Upcoming Events

Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival: June 12-15, 2014

Based in Carrington, North Dakota. Three days on a prairie wild with wetlands and wavy, open meadows. ... of the world's most remote birding hotspots. Join your peers ...
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More Info: Potholes and Prairies Birding Festival

Burke County Birding Festival: June 20, 2014

Lostwood NWR may be the premiere place in North Dakota to observe all the sought after prairie species in one area.


Lostwood NWR has a 7-mile auto tour as well as a 7-mile hiking trail. Bird watchers visit here for the abundant Grasshopper Sparrow, Sprague's Pipit, Baird's Sparrow and the Piping Plover.

Located in Burke County - in the NW corner of North Dakota.
From Stanley ND: Take State Hwy 8 North approximately 21 miles.
From Bowbells ND: Take State Hwy 8 South approximately 16 miles.
More Info: Burke County Birding Festival

Metigoshe Ministries retreats - May 03, 2013

World-class birding right here in ND! We'll bird by bus through the J. Clark Salyer NWR, fill ourselves with homecooked meals, sleep in cozy theme-rooms, and pause only for Pileated Woodpeckers and prayer.


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Sully's Hill Nature Festival: June 7-8, 2013

The Sully's Hill Nature Festival is scheduled for June 7-8, 2013. Sully's Hill is an impressive little woodland oasis on the shores of the massive Devil's Lake.
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Montana Audubon Birding Festival: June 7-9, 2013

The 2013 Montana Audubon Bird Festival will be held in Lewistown, MT.

We are planning pre-festival workshops for Friday, a suite of diverse field trips in Central Montana, and great speakers and presentations.


For more information, click the link below:
More Info: Montana Audubon Spring Meeting

SDOU Spring Meeting - May 17-19, 2013

The South Dakota Ornithologist's Union (SDOU) Spring Meeting will be in Mobridge SD.

The event will feature birding field trips around the area.

SDOU is a statewide organization of about 300 members dedicated to promoting the study of ornithology by more closely uniting those interested in birdwatching (birding).


For more information, click the link below:
More Info: SDOU Upcoming Trips

9th Annual Turtle Mtn Birding Festival - May 17-19, 2013

We'll be focusing on Franklin's Gulls, Black Terns, Western Grebes, Bobolinks, Upland Sandpipers, Am. Avocets, Wilson's Phalaropes, Sharp-tailed Grouse, a dozen duck species, and a wealth of birds at J. Clark Salyer NWR.

We will also search diligently for the rarer Le Conte's Sparrows, Sprague's Pipits, Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrows and others. Pre-Festival scouting will emphasize these sought-after birds, so we expect a bountiful Festival checklist of birds.


For more information, click the link below:
More info: Turtle Mtn Birding Festival

Detroit Lakes Birding Festival - May 16-19, 2013

Thursday evening: Carrol Henderson presents tagging and tracking Loons.

Friday features Paul Sundberg presenting photos of the North Shore.

Saturday evening, keynote speaker, John W. Fitzpatrick of Cornell will share the frontiers of Ebird.

For more information, click the link below:

More Info: Detroit Lakes Birding Festival

ND Outdoors TV segments

The ND Outdoors video program is broadcast once a week by local television stations during their evening news programs. The segments are usually only 3 minutes long.

Monday: KXMC, Minot - Noon
KXMD, Williston - Noon

Tuesday: KFYR,Bismarck - 10 PM
KQCD, Dickinson - 9 PM (Mountain Time)
KMOT, Minot - 10 PM | KUMV, Williston - 10 PM

Wednesday: WDAZ, Grand Forks - 5 PM

Sunday: KVRR, Fargo - 9 PM
KXMA, Dickinson - 9 PM (Mountain Time)
KXMB, Bismarck - 10 PM