Agriculture / Extension Service
North Dakota Community Service
Welcome to the Division of Community Services (DCS). DCS's goal is to provide the people of North Dakota with effective, efficient and customer oriented administration of federal and state programs for: community development, energy efficiency, housing and self sufficiency. All of our programs and services are geared to improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Dakota and to making the State a great place in which to live, work and be in business.
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Fire Danger Guide
Current fire danger brochure
Flood Videos: preparing and cleanup
NDSU Extension Services Flood Videos
Information for people impacted by flooding
Please use this link to access information that will help people prepare for, respond to, and recover from flooding
National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA)
(select from "Flood Insurance" options)
ND Division of Emergency Management Home Page
The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services provides 24/7 emergency communications and resource coordination with more than 50 lead and support agencies, private enterprise, and voluntary organizations to assist local jurisdictions in disaster and emergency response activities. It administers federal disaster recovery programs and the Homeland Security Grant Program.
Dept of Health website
Pembina River Discharge @ Windygates
PEMBINA RIVER NEAR WINDYGATES [MB] (05OB007)
Red & Pembina River Levels
Click on gauge (dots) to see 7 day forecasts on rivers
Geographic Information Systems
Geographic Information Systems Best of the Web Links
Best of the Web provides a large number of links to GIS Data, Directories, Maps, Organizations, Publications, Services, Software and other references.
GIS County Parcel Viewer
A Geographic Information System (GIS) parcel viewer that allows users to find properties by owner, house number, street name, parcel number or by browsing within the map and clicking on parcels of interest. Enter as a Guest to gain access to the GIS Parcel Viewer.
Features include “Quick Search” parcel tools, printable or downloadable PDF maps, and quick access to a Property Tax Portal, Google Street View, a Lat/Lon coordinate locator, and other tools. Bing Aerials display rapidly and enable you to see a parcel boundary overlaying a property image, and three separate years of aerial photos are also available. Many other GIS layers may be found in the “Map Layers” tab, such as School Districts, Commission Districts, and floodplain areas. Be sure to visit the “Help” section if using an interactive GIS map is new to you.
Links to GIS Services, Higher Education and Extension Services, Federal, and GIS organizations
Interactive and Static Maps
The ND Hub Explorer is a browser-based interactive mapping tool that displays GIS Hub layers, grouped by data category. With this tool you can zoom, pan, query, print maps, and download vector data. The Hub Explorer has been tested on a number of browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and with limited testing on Opera and Safari. Please note that if you use Internet Explorer it is highly recommend that you use version 9 as there are performance and other issues with versions prior to 9.
North Dakota state agency maps are available for use on a smartphone or a tablet. This page contains ND GIS Hub reference to downloading applications and viewing maps.
ND State Geological Survey
The Geological Survey publishes maps and reports on the mineralogical, paleontological, and geochemical resources of North Dakota, including oil and gas, coal, uranium, clay, sand and gravel, volcanic ash, potash and other salts, etc. In addition to the mapping of subsurface resources, the Survey is actively mapping the surface geology throughout the state with an emphasis on urban areas.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. With the generous support of the public, we are "Fighting for Air." When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow.
North Dakota QuitNet
You should quit smoking. Stopping smoking is the most important thing you can do to improve your health.
Quit smoking tips for youth
The Foundation for a Smokefree America was founded in 1989 by Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of the founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. A former pack-a-day smoker, Patrick saw his father, oldest brother and other relatives die from cigarette-induced emphysema, heart disease and cancer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC.gov is CDC's primary online communication channel. Annually, there are close to 500 million page views to the site, averaging 41 million page views per month. CDC.gov provides users with credible, and reliable health information.
North Dakota Department of Transportation
Providing a transportation system that safely moves people and goods.
North Dakota Division of Vital Records
The Division of Vital Records provides registration and certification of the vital events that occur in North Dakota. These events include births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces. We also provide statistical information on a wide range of categories relating to these events.
North Dakota Game & Fish
The mission of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department is to protect, conserve and enhance fish and wildlife populations and their habitat for sustained public consumptive and appreciative use.
North Dakota Secretary of State
This office will:
Serve the people of the State of North Dakota and its guests;
Execute with integrity the duties required by the North Dakota Constitution and the North Dakota Century Code;
Collect and preserve the records of the State as defined by the law;
Act as an ambassador for the State of North Dakota, its people, and its way of life.
This mission will be dispatched effectively, efficiently, expeditiously, courteously, and with financial responsibility.
North Dakota State Water Commission
The primary responsibility of the North Dakota State Water Commission is to provide effective management of North Dakota's water resources.
Park River Water Resource District
Park RIver Joint Water Resouce Board
The mission of the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is to protect the lives and interests of American citizens abroad and to strengthen the security of United States borders through the vigilant adjudication of visas and passports.