Category Archives: Agriculture

Obama Administration Takes Steps to Protect Watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

    December 15, 2016 Agencies deny sulfide-ore copper lease renewal application; Commit to further study of potential impacts of mining near pristine watershed WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture today announced important … Continue reading

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Governor Mark Dayton Issues Executive Order to Reverse Pollinator Decline and Restore Pollinator Health in Minnesota

Action steps outlined for state agencies to minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators August 26, 2016 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today issued Executive Order 16-07, requiring the state to take specific actions to reverse … Continue reading

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18 states, including Minnesota, partner to assist pheasants

  The goal is maintaining and improving the birds’ habitat in hunting states. By Tony Kennedy Star Tribune August 6, 2016 — 4:20pm File photo by Dennis Anderson Eighteen states, including Minnesota, have joined together to work on the National … Continue reading

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Texas is Losing The War on Feral Hogs

Posted by John McAdams March 7, 2016 Despite years of intense hunting and trapping, Texas is losing the war on feral hogs. Since the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) first began removing feral hogs in 1982, the hog population … Continue reading

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Wildlife Service, several states appealing ban on wolf season

Efforts underway to overturn court decision barring their hunting or trapping  By Doug Smith Special to the Star Tribune November 28, 2015         Gary Kramer • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For the first time in four … Continue reading

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