UMC’s John Loegering Receives Award From The Wildlife Society

John Loegering, who teaches in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, recently received the Jim McDonough Award from The Wildlife Society. McDonough was a longtime Massachusetts wildlife biologist and one of The Wildlife Society’s founding fathers who died in 2008. The award in his name “recognizes a certified wildlife biologist…
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Field & Stream Names N.D. Man ‘Conservation Hero Of The Year’

A North Dakota man has been named “Conservation Hero of the Year” by Field & Stream magazine. The national magazine announced this morning that it had bestowed the honor on Ryan Krapp of Bismarck. The Heroes of Conservation program, now in its ninth year, is dedicated to honoring volunteers involved in grassroots projects that protect…
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Farm Bill Plays Well Among Conservation Groups

Not surprisingly, the Farm Bill passed this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives is playing well with conservation groups across the country because of its provisions aimed at protecting soil and water resources. The House passed the bill with a bipartisan vote of 251-166. Among the bill’s conservation provisions are measures to re-couple conservation…
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‘Give To The Max Day’ In Minnesota

Today is “Give to the Max Day” in Minnesota, and organizations across the state are asking people to donate to their favorite nonprofit groups and schools. For hunters and anglers, that means conservation groups such as Pheasants Forever, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and the Izaak Walton League, among others. From midnight to 11:59 p.m.…
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Dalrymple Names Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board Members

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple this morning announced his appointment of the first members to the North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board. Members will be officially appointed as of Friday, the governor’s office said in a news release. Board members will decide how to allocate money from the Outdoor Heritage Fund, which will receive…
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