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March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Local Pheasants Forever officers elected

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pheasant Country, Mitchell’s chapter of Pheasants Forever, recently elected its 2014-15 officers, including a re-election of President Dave Allen.

The banquet directors are Deb Kuchera, Brad Zimmerman and Justin Morrison.

The board of directors…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pheasants Forever putting $15K toward pollinator habitat program

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pheasants Forever is concerned about the birds and the bees.

That’s why the national organization is utilizing $15,000 from recently awarded grants toward its new South Dakota Pollinator Habitat and Education program.

South Dakota Pheasants…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Leier: Surviving North Dakota’s winters

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Doug Leier

It’s that time of year again when lots of people start wondering about how North Dakota’s wildlife is surviving the winter.
Not that wild animals don’t have struggles the rest of the years, too. Finding enough to eat, or not g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pheasant panel hopes to keep birds thriving

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Peter Harriman

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The harmony among farmers and ranchers, conservationists and sportsmen that prevailed at Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s pheasant habitat summit in December in Huron provides a valuable fou…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pheasant Summit participants will get survey

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT PIERRE — A state Game, Fish and Parks Department official said Friday that hosting the governor’s pheasant summit last month cost about $13,000 and the GF&P’s piece will be about $4,000.

Those costs were in addition to the time worked…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pheasant Summit participants will get survey

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT PIERRE — A state Game, Fish and Parks Department official said Friday that hosting the governor’s pheasant summit last month cost about $13,000 and the GF&P’s piece will be about $4,000.

Those costs were in addition to the time worked…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State revenue drops with pheasants

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT PIERRE — The state Wildlife Division received $1.9 million less than expected from license sales in 2013, officials told the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission on Thursday.

Actual revenue was about $30,000 below the 2012 total but…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Work group needs more pheasant belt representatives

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced the people who will serve on his Pheasant Habitat Work Group, and 13 South Dakotans will tackle this hot-button issue beginning in February.

It’s a good first step, and it shows that the process is moving forw…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com