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Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title. The Senate passed the version 66-27. The groups were especially pleased with the bills...
6/11/13 at 9:51 AM House bill would ‘re-couple’ conservation compliance and crop insurance 6/6/13 at 11:18 AM
New CRP sign-up makes news at National Pheasant Fest 2/18/13 at 11:48 AM
options for educators
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is announcing its summer schedule of conservation workshops for educators. National Archery in the Schools June 4-5, Nishu Bow Range in Bismarck. Workshop pa...
5/29/13 at 8:36 AM a tip of the hate to some GREAT volunteers 2/20/13 at 12:07 PM
North Dakota movie premiere, Aldo Leopold & A Land Ethic For Our Time 8/17/11 at 3:21 PM
Top Home Trends for 2013
Outdoor living areas and screened in porches Some homeowners have taken outdoor living and relaxing to new heights these days. A trend that has started to emerge with more force in the last five ye...
5/24/13 at 8:35 AM
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...
4/23/13 at 4:19 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/projectraingarden.mp3...
2/28/13 at 7:20 AM Project Rain Garden 2/16/13 at 8:12 AM
Pasture Projects 4/29/10 at 5:38 AM
Wow, what a night! Thousands enjoy Parade of Lights
Wonderful crowd at the Xcel Energy Parade of Lights Tuesday night. It's such a blast to see so many happy faces as our downtowns celebrate the coming seasons. These picture below are all from Christo...
11/21/12 at 7:26 AM Record on taxes is clear 4/8/12 at 7:50 AM
Fargo to kick tires on bike sharing system B-Cycle 7/24/11 at 10:01 AM
Department says program saves money, cuts emissions
Energy conservation programs work, the Minnesota Commerce Department reports. The department says state-mandated conservation resulted in gas and electric utilities implementing measures that will sa...
6/30/12 at 9:21 AM Dayton, feds agree to work together on farm conservation plan 1/17/12 at 4:24 PM
Conservationsists watching lawmakers 4/9/09 at 9:50 AM
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...
9/2/10 at 4:22 PM
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...
5/20/10 at 4:25 AM
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...
4/14/10 at 3:34 AM ND Spring Snow Geese 3/25/10 at 9:09 AM
Initiative launched, follow the $
UPI had a story (which is probably a regurgitation of a press release) yesterday which described a new initiative spearheaded by the American Bird Conservancy along with a few South American part...
2/18/10 at 7:39 AM The trouble with lists 1/18/10 at 10:17 AM
smart money for sage grouse 6/29/09 at 8:38 AM
We've gotten a few interesting responses to a letter about the windfarms going up all over southwest Minnesota today. The letter-writer points out that the windmills are noisy and have bright red ligh...
2/17/09 at 6:53 AM