Articles and Videos


Conservation Notes (CN) – Current Topics and Issues Affecting Conservation in ND

Highlighting Annual Energy Tours in Western North Dakota – Story and Photos by Mike McEnroe and Al Sapa

Report to the Membership of the North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society – by Mike McEnroe and Al Sapa


  • Keeping All the Pieces” – a 15-minute documentary film that promotes conversations about the public lands of western North Dakota known as the Badlands (Badlands Conservation Alliance).
  • Meadowlark Whiplash: Why the State Bird of North Dakota is Leaving Home- Published on Feb 9, 2016 – The Western Meadowlark is the state bird of North Dakota. Like the human cultures that have grown on the landscape for millennia, the wildlife and natural ecosystem have depended on native tall grass prairie. Today, it’s nearly all gone from the state. Soon, the meadowlark may be too.