THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 22: A truss bridge made of wood
Here's a quiz for you: How many of you had either a set of Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, or something similar to that, when you were a child growing up? And if so, what kinds of things did you build wi... Posted on 4/23/13 at 4:19 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND a tip of the hate to some GREAT volunteers
Volunteer instructors for North Dakotas conservation education program were recognized Feb. 9 at the annual banquet held in Bismarck.
Honored for 20 years of service was Robert Haglund, Garrison.
Te... Posted on 2/20/13 at 12:07 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND North Dakota Parks and Recreation seeks grant applicants
From a news release:
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is seeking applications for the federally-funded Land and Water Conservation Fund grant program and the state-funded Outdoor Recr... Posted on 9/2/10 at 4:22 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Planting Trees in the Spring of 10
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
-- Nelson Henderson
Who enjoys planting trees? Well old people because they want to leave something useful beh... Posted on 5/20/10 at 4:25 AM
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Wetlands Enhancement Measure Passes Senate
Ducks Unlimited: bill will improve wetlands restoration projects across North America
WASHINGTON – March 10, 2010 – The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a bill to enhance the North Amer... Posted on 4/14/10 at 3:34 AM
FARGO — A glitch in the funding formula for North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund means the conservation initiative is projected to have only a little more than half of the $30 million authorized for the next biennium.
Patrick Springer, Forum News Service
, May 13, 2013
The Legislature could provide $15 million a year for statewide conservation efforts, or voters can opt for a $100 million fund.
Either way, both legislative proposals brought a mixed group of more than 80 people, some in suit and ties, others in camouflage and blaze orange vests, to the Capitol on Thursday morning with a majority voicing their approval of the idea.
By TJ Jerke, Forum News Service
, March 08, 2013
The largest prairie restoration in U.S. history marks another milestone today when The Nature Conservancy transfers the final parcel of its Glacial Ridge Project in Polk County to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
With today’s transfer of 2,675 acres, Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge will encompass more than 20,600 acres. The federal agency will continue to manage the refuge out if its office at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge near Erskine, Minn.
By Brad Dokken, Forum Communications
, December 19, 2012
BISMARCK — North Dakota ranchers will have 1.6 million more acres available for haying and grazing beginning next week, though not all of the land is likely to be useful to cattle producers trying to keep their animals fed during drought.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press
, July 28, 2012
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Lonesome George's inability to reproduce made him a global symbol of efforts to halt the disappearance of species. And while his kind died with him, that doesn't mean the famed giant tortoise leaves no heir apparent.
Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press
, July 03, 2012
Conservationists and leaders from Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever are calling on Congress to ensure proceeds from an offshore oil revenue account go to the conservation initiatives it is supposed to fund.
Brad Dokken, Forum Communications Co.
, May 28, 2012
The North Dakota Historic Preservation Review Board recently recommended the Theodore Roosevelt Elkhorn Ranch nomination to the National Register of Historic Places be forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register for official listing. The State Historic Preservation Office is reopening the comment period for this nomination through Dec. 15. Any previous comments already submitted will be retained and additional comments added to the nomination packet.
The Dakota Grasslands Conservation Area project got a boost this week when it was included in the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.
This initiative lists the top 101 conservation projects in the United States, according to the U.S. Interior Department. The DGCA project has been around since 2010.
A proposed federal project aimed at protecting habitat crucial to migratory waterfowl in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana represents a new era of conservation, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday.
By Chet Brokaw, The Associated Press
, April 30, 2011
From no-till farming to wetland restoration; nutrient management and integrated pest management; native buffers; water and sediment control basins, Kevin and Candace Lunde’s farm in rural Lake Park is a study in modern conservation practices.
By Vicki Gerdes, Forum Communications Co.
, November 27, 2010
One of the great success stories of wildlife conservation is the recovery of the Rocky Mountain elk or wapiti, which due largely to unregulated hunting was reduced to approximately 37,000 animals by 1907. Those surviving elk were found mostly in and around Yellowstone National Park.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An effort to divert some Yellowstone National Park bison from government-sponsored slaughter is on hold after the program's permit expired and criticism emerged over moving some of the animals to Ted Turner's private ranch.
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