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North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department reminds visitors to help protect parks from invasive species

Sunday, May 14, 2023

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The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD), in partnership with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, is highlighting the importance of stopping the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) during the week of May 14-20. ANS Awareness Week is intended to further educate visitors on the potential risk to public health, property and the economy from the negative impacts associated with ANS.  


North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department reminds visitors to help protect parks from invasive species

Sunday, May 14, 2023

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The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD), in partnership with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, is highlighting the importance of stopping the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) during the week of May 14-20. ANS Awareness Week is intended to further educate visitors on the potential risk to public health, property and the economy from the negative impacts associated with ANS.  


North Dakota Parks and Recreation seeks grant applications for Recreational Trails Program

Monday, April 3, 2023 at 08:00 am

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The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is seeking trail project applications for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) starting Monday, April 3, 2023. The RTP is an 80/20 matching grant program that provides funding for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail projects.


Snowmobile trails in ND will close beginning April 1

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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North Dakota law requires public access to snowmobile trails to close between April 1 and Nov. 1. The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) will close all department snowmobile trails, including leased access across private property.


New video series showcases trails and outdoor recreation in North Dakota

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 08:00 am

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Bismarck, ND – A new video series showcases the beauty, history and ecosystems of the many trails in North Dakota. In each YouTube video, the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department’s state trails coordinator takes the viewer along to give an authentic glimpse of what state parks and other trail systems offer for outdoor recreation.


ND State Parks and Council on the Arts seeking Artist in Residency Program applicants

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 08:00 am

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Bismarck, ND – The North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts are accepting applications for the Artist in Residency program. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply. 


February declared Winter Recreation Month

Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 11:00 pm

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Bismarck, ND Governor Doug Burgum has declared February 2023 as Winter Recreation Month in North Dakota. The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) invites the public to join in celebrating all the winter activities and programs offered to North Dakota citizens and communities.


Land and Water Conservation Fund application period opens Feb. 1

Monday, January 16, 2023 at 11:00 pm

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Bismarck, ND The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is soliciting applications for approximately $1 million of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants to be awarded to eligible projects in North Dakota communities. 


Artist in Residency Program works of art displayed at Capitol

Sunday, January 8, 2023

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For over a decade, North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA) has partnered with the North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department (NDPRD) to host 33 North Dakota-based artists in residence at nine different state parks. Beginning on January 3 through April 25, most of the pieces donated since the program’s inception in 2009 will be on display in the Exhibition Gallery on the 18th floor of the North Dakota State Capitol.


New video series highlights impact of outdoor recreation grants

Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 11:00 pm

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Bismarck, ND – A new video series is bringing attention to the impact of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) grant program that fund trails, playgrounds, maintenance equipment and various other needs at parks and communities throughout North Dakota.