STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS New CRP sign-up makes news at National Pheasant Fest
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forevers National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic in Minneapolis drew 28,855 people during the three-day event, which wrapped up Sunday in the Minneapolis Convention Center... Posted on 2/18/13 at 11:48 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER 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... Posted on 6/30/12 at 9:21 AM
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
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service's Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) will provide nearly $175 million in funding for up to 12.6 million additional acres of enrollment this year.
Douglas County Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) will hold an open house on Wednesday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the United States Department of Agriculture Service Center, 900 Robert Street, Alexandria.
It is no secret that natural resources are a big part of what makes living in Minnesota special. Throughout the state, Minnesotans have access to miles of rivers and streams, plentiful lakes and abundant soil resources.
The Central Minnesota Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 23rd Annual Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet on Monday, May 20 at the Kelly Inn-Best Western, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN, beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.
The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) water and climate and other experts are predicting drought conditions in the West and places across the nation, marking a possible two-year drought in many states.
Ciji Taylor, NRCS public affairs specialist
, March 10, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands and achieve other environmental benefits.
Have you been out fishing or hiking this summer and noticed that shorelines around your favorite lake have more plants? Or, as you are biking or driving around town, have you seen new rain gardens being installed?
A coalition of conservation groups and agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), took a significant step forward thsi week in the protection, restoration and enhancement of the state's prairies, restored grasslands and prairie pothole wetlands.
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