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Fourth of July fireworks prohibited on state wildlife management areas in North Dakota

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BISMARCK, North Dakota — State wildlife officials are reminding people that they can't possess or use fireworks on state wildlife management areas.

The areas are set aside to enhance wildlife production and provide outdoors opportunities including hunting and fishing. North Dakota's Game and Fish Department says they're popular destinations for Fourth of July holiday celebrants, but fireworks can disrupt wildlife and cause wildfires.

A complete list of wildlife management area regulations can be found on the Game and Fish website, at http://www.gf.nd.gov .

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