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November 8, 2018
More than 200 outdoors groups call on Congress to revive Land and Water Conservation Fund
November 8, 2018 - 3:02pm
October 14, 2018
Paddlers on Rose Lake in the BWCAW. Congress gave final approval to creating the federal wilderness Oct. 15, 1978. File / Forum News Service
BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
September 23, 2018
Dan Markham distributes duck decoys between two canoes in preparation for Saturday's duck hunting opener Friday at the Squaw Lake Bird Watchers Society hunting camp. The camp recently put much of its property into a conservation easement. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
September 23, 2018 - 6:00am
September 16, 2018
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
September 16, 2018 - 6:33am
September 14, 2018
From left, North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Gov. Doug Burgum and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem hold an Industrial Commission meeting Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the state Capitol. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota panel awards $648,000 in conservation grants
September 14, 2018 - 6:32pm
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
June 2, 2018
"Backwaters are my natural habitat," said Greg Seitz on the backwaters of the St. Croix River near Scandia and Marine on St. Croix on Friday, June 1, 2018. Seitz has paddled nearly every inch of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and plans to check his last 20 miles off this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of the riverway.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway celebrates 50 years
June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
May 11, 2018
Volunteers place the first tree in the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Planting for the Future program. (Photo/ North Dakota Petroleum Council)
Petroleum Council launches tree planting initiative
May 11, 2018 - 2:01pm
April 25, 2018
The northwest Minnesota property owned by Wayne and Keith Johnson includes a mix of aspen woodlands and sedge meadows near the Manitoba border. (Submitted photo)
Conservation easement protects northwest Minnesota habitat
April 25, 2018 - 3:31pm
April 22, 2018
'Dr. John' left a legacy of giving back to wildlife
April 22, 2018 - 6:35am
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
March 25, 2018
The federal spending bill approved by Congress includes additional funding for several key conservation programs, including the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Conservation groups applaud federal spending bill
March 25, 2018 - 6:34am
February 5, 2018
Larry Sitter, the now retired Rolette County Soil Conservation district manager, and Nikki Hanretty, soil conservation technician with Rolette County Natural Resources Conservation Service, study 2017 results from the "How Far North Can We Grow?" project. (Rolette County NRCS office photo.)
Way up north: Project seeks to expand cover crop use
February 5, 2018 - 7:08am