STAYING COOL. Things remain below average for this time of year as we struggle out of the weekend’s chilly spell. It’ll be a bit damp today and tomorrow, but we’ve got the news to help you make it to the weekend’s warm up including continued fishing events, massive recycling campaigns and a word about woodcocks in today’s Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: HANG ON. A redwing blackbird clings to an old cattail stalk. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Tue 5/12 – Rain PM – Hi 50 Lo 30, Wind SE@15, G25 – .05” Rain
Tomorrow: Wed 5/13 – Clearing Late – Hi 60, Lo 40, Wind SEtoW@10 – .05” Rain
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
2:02AM 10:44AM 6:21AM 6:48PM
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous (70% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 5:45-6:45AM. Sunrise and moon overhead will bring the early bite in our Edge Hour.
FISH ON. The NDG&F Dept. announces no further suspensions of fishing tournament permits in the near future as the state opens up following the Covid-19 restrictions which were in place throughout early spring. Check the listing at the Department’s website for all upcoming events and check with local organizers as to status.
RECYCLEMANIA. 4.5 Million college students, faculty and staff engaged in Recyclemania this year. In an effort to recycle and compost campus waste, the National Wildlife Federation spearheaded the event to bring awareness to the processes involved in bringing campus garbage and waste to low levels.
JERSEY SHORE BIRDS. The American Woodcock Society details the work of chapter members in New Jersey directed at saving the remaining populations of woodcock in the state and their limited habitat.