Doug Leier: Grasslands programs are key to habitat | Outdoors

Doug Leier: Grasslands programs are key to habitat |  Outdoors

DOUG LEIER ND Game and Fish Department The single most important factor in maintaining or growing wildlife populations — ducks, deer, pheasants, you name it — is habitat. If you’d like more deer tags available, more pheasants in the field or ducks in flight, habitat is where the conversation begins. Often, we connect habitat to … Read more

$12.5 million effort aims to boost grasslands, wildlife, climate | Outdoors

.5 million effort aims to boost grasslands, wildlife, climate |  Outdoors

BISMARCK TRIBUNE STAFF The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is helping fund a $12.5 million effort to boost grassland habitat throughout the Northern Great Plains. Program goals include putting about 62,000 acres of land under conservation easements, restoring 70,000 acres of habitat, removing or improving 44 miles of fencing to wildlife-friendly specifications, and conserving 31 … Read more

Villagers of Chama come together to get through week without water | Environment

Villagers of Chama come together to get through week without water |  Environment

First there was the pandemic. Then the windstorm that brought down the power lines earlier this year, depriving the village of Chama of light and warmth. Then, last Monday, when residents turned on their sink faucets, there was another surprise. By late Friday, as news seen out that repairs had finally been made on Chama’s … Read more

Biologists, outfitters optimism on fisheries as floodwaters recede | Montana Untamed

Biologists, outfitters optimism on fisheries as floodwaters recede |  Montana Untamed

With floodwaters receding and the Yellowstone River reopening to recreation, officials are still assessing damage and urging caution about potential for new hazards. Historic flooding ravaged areas along the Yellowstone and Stillwater rivers as well as Rock Creek near Red Lodge. Red Lodge, Gardiner, Livingston, Fromberg and other locales saw significant impacts, with more than … Read more

USANA Hosts Joint International Symposium for Traditional Chinese Medicine Research | State News

USANA Hosts Joint International Symposium for Traditional Chinese Medicine Research |  State News

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Winnebago Tribe calls for study of carbon pipelines’ impact on environment | National News

Winnebago Tribe calls for study of carbon pipelines’ impact on environment |  National News

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska said an environmental impact study should be completed before any permits are granted to a pair of carbon dioxide pipelines in several Great Plains states. In a May 27 letter to the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, the tribe said it had concerns the projects — the Midwest Carbon Express … Read more

Ranchers livestock auctions face headwinds even as price for meat rises | Environment

Ranchers livestock auctions face headwinds even as price for meat rises |  Environment

MADRAS — Inside Jefferson County’s livestock auction house, a crowd of mostly men in work jeans and checkered shirts quietly bid on cattle as an auctioneer asks the crowd to make higher offers. As each cow disappears behind a large wooden door, the auctioneer declares the final winning bid, before another cow is nudged ahead … Read more