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NDGFD Advisory Board Meetings Announced


The North Dakota Game and Fish Department Advisory Board will host public meetings this spring at seven locations across the state. Districts 3 and 4 will have a shared meeting. In addition, the district 7 meeting in Bismarck will be streamed live on the Game and Fish website,

Some information is to be determined. As information becomes finalized, it will be published on the department’s website.

These public meetings, held each spring and fall, provide citizens with an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues and ask questions of their district advisors and agency personnel.

For the statewide livestream, questions can be submitted via chat during the meeting.


District 2 – Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville and Ward counties

Date: April 17 – 7 p.m.

Location: Velva Wildlife Club, 1901 U.S. Highway 52, Velva

Host: Velva Wildlife Club

Contact and advisory board member: Travis Leier, Velva, 701-240-3690


District 3 and 4 – Benson, Cavalier, Eddy, Ramsey, Rolette, Towner, Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina and Walsh counties

Date: April 17 – 7 p.m.

Location: Lake Region State College, Heritage Hall, 1801 College Dr. N., Devils Lake

Host: Lake Region Sportsman Club

Contact and advisory board member: Edward Dosch, Devils Lake, 701-351-4202; Bruce Ellertson, Lakota


District 8 – Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Slope and Stark counties

Date: April 18 – 7 p.m.

Location: Community Center, 153 E. Main St., Beach

Host: Pheasants Forever

Contact: Rob Curl, 701-260-6321

Advisory board member: Rob Brooks, Rhame


District 6 – Barnes, Dickey, Foster, Griggs, Logan, LaMoure, McIntosh, Stutsman and Wells counties

Date: April 24 – 7 p.m.

Location: City Hall, 120 Eighth St. E., Harvey 

Host: Harvey Wildlife Club

Contact: Tom Marchand, 701-341-0273

Advisory board member: Cody Sand, Ashley, 701-535-1071


District 5 – Cass, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele and Traill counties

Date: April 24 – 7 p.m.

Location: City Hall, 31 Fifth Ave. N., Kindred

Host: Kindred Wildlife Club

Contact: Darrell Kersting, 701-373-1483

Advisory board member: Doug Madsen, Harwood


District 1 – Divide, McKenzie and Williams counties

Date: April 25 – 7 p.m.

Location: Keene Dome, 51 St. and Highway 1804, Keene 

Host: TBA

Contact: TBA

Advisory board member: Beau Wisness, Keene


District 7 – Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, Kidder, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sheridan and Sioux counties

Date: April 25 – 7 p.m.

Location: Game and Fish Main Office, 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck 

Host: TBA 

Contact: TBA

Advisory board member: Jody Sommer, Mandan