Online Petition Aims To Bring Awareness To The Badlands

An outdoor recreation enthusiast from Dickinson, N.D., has launched an online petition drive to bring awareness to the impact the state’s oil boom is having on recreation, tourism, wildlife and agriculture. Marc Landblom said the petition drive is necessary because too little is being done to protect the Badlands and other public lands. The impact…
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Land Board Withdraws Sensitive Lands From Mineral Lease Auction

The Board of University and State School Lands passed a resolution this morning in Bismarck to withdraw more than 5,300 acres of environmentally sensitive lands in western North Dakota from mineral development, including parcels near Bullion Butte and the Kendley Plateau. The announcement comes as good news to conservation interests, who had worked to have…
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