SOMETHING LIKE SUMMER. Warm temperatures roll in today and take hold throughout the week, making the start of June truly feel like summer. We’ve got a preview of your week and habitat efforts at the forefront of the news in our Outdoors Roundup.
Featured Photo: SUMMER SPRINT. A jackrabbit in his summer grays runs a ditch near Bismarck. Simonson Photo.
WEATHER (Bismarck Forecast):
Today: Mon – 6/1 – Welcome June – Hi 86, Lo 60, Wind NW@11, G20
Tomorrow: Tue 6/2 – Continued Warm – Hi 82, Lo 57, Wind NW@8, G18
SOLUNAR (Bismarck Times):
Moonrise Moonset Overhead Underfoot
4:28PM 3:51AM 10:28PM 10:03AM
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous (76% Full)
EDGE HOUR: 4:00-5:00PM. Moonrise will help kick off an evening bite in our Edge Hour.
PEAKS. Here’s a meteogram we love to see! With temperatures peaking in the 80s most days this week, things will start setting up for a summerlike stretch going into the first weekend of June, with a chance for t’storms scattered throughout. This setup should spur some post-spawn movement from fish and start to stabilize their patterns.
WORKING HABITAT. Ducks Unlimited details the work that helped prevent last week’s disastrous 500-year flood in Michigan from getting even worse, as a wetlands project was used to store ten feet of floodwaters over 1,000 acres improved and set aside with the help of the organization.
SAGE DECISION. A Federal Court in Montana has overturned the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reverse course on a protection plan for sage grouse habitat and attempted sale and lease of those public lands to energy developers, according to the National Wildlife Federation. The article deals the history behind the protective measures and their attempted end-around by the administration.