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Partnership aims to enhance GF prairie

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Conserving grasslands and wetlands on the saline prairie of Grand Forks County is the focus of a new partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Grand Forks County Soil Conservation District and several other agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
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Federal grants to aid wetlands in Wis., Minn., ND

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MADISON, Wis. Two programs that help restore wetlands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota have received federal grants worth a total of $3.4 million. Continue Reading

Speedy claims sought for fire-stricken ranchers

April 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota’s U.S. senators are pressing the U.S. Forest Service to make speedy payments to landowners affected by a grassland fire on the Dakotas’ border.
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Prescribed burns planned on Dakotas grasslands

March 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The U.S. Forest Service is planning prescribed burns on the Grand River and Sheyenne National Grasslands in the Dakotas. Continue Reading

Prescribed burns planned on Dakotas grasslands

March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Dakota Prairie Grasslands office says the work will be done as weather permits in the next month and a half.
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Study says push for biofuels hikes rate of grasslands loss

February 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SDSU research shows 1.3M acres converted to corn, soybean fields from 2006 to 2011.
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Study documents pre-Dust Bowl rate of conversion of grassland to crops

February 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A new study documents a loss of 1.3 million acres of grassland over a five-year period in the Western Corn Belt a rate not seen since the 1920s and 1930s.
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Fire restrictions lifted on 3 Dakotas grasslands

October 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The U.S. Forest Service has lifted fire restrictions on some national grasslands in the Dakotas.
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Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies

October 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. Continue Reading

4 counties – Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope – seek to build roads in western ND grasslands

September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. Continue Reading