DON’T THINK, FEEL. You certainly can sense spring in the light rains, shifting winds and general buzz in the air, even with today’s cooler temps and precipitation. We’ve got more on the birds that make the season feel right, the extension in daylight that comes with it and a way to clean out your winter food stash in today’s Outdoors Roundup. May the Force be with you.
Featured Photo: GETTING GREEN. Today’s rains will green things up and add color of other sorts as well. Simonson Photo
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon 5/4 – Rain Tapers – Hi 58, Lo 44, Wind N@10, G20
Tomorrow: Tue 5/5 – Gusty – Hi 59, Lo 38, Wind N@15, G25
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
5:31PM 5:24AM 11:46PM 11:20AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (87% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 5:00-6:00PM. Moonrise will start off an after work bite with rain chances fading out in our Edge Hour
FOR THE BIRDS. The NDG&F details the increasingly popular pursuit of bird watching in North Dakota. With over 370 species to see and catalog that are in or coming through the state and easy access to viewing, now is the best time to get started in the pastime.
KITCHING SINK COOKING. QDMA has a recipe for making whatever meat remains in your freezer into a tasty dish. Check out “clean out the freezer stew” on the organization’s weekly blog entry to make the most of what you have left.
NEARING NINE. We’re getting close to summer when the sun sets after 9 pm. Wednesday marks the evening when your summer nights start to last longer. Stay up late this week as daylight extends into that timeframe, while we still remain six weeks out from the summer solstice.