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Roosevelt’s wilderness no more: Adventure Science group emerges from Badlands after 10 days of discovery

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK On Earth Day, April 22, the group Adventure Science sought to answer a question: “Can you go into the (North Dakota) Badlands and have a profound experience?” The group wanted to see if explorers in modern times could recreate Theodore Roosevelt’s transformative experience in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Athletes, scientists to tackle North Dakota Badlands to see oil boom affects

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

All in the name of science, a seemingly unlikely pairing of athletes and scientists will descend upon the North Dakota Badlands in an effort to catalog the area and determine if the oil boom is affecting the wilderness from the Killdeer Mountains to the Elkhorn Ranch to Sully Creek State Park, south of Medora. Continue Reading