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August 13, 2016
Conservation service tackles backlog of wetland determinations
BISMARCK—When crop prices went sky high, Hurdsfield farmer Chad Weckerly wanted to add drain tile to aid in ridding his fields of excess...
August 13, 2016 - 6:26pm
May 31, 2016
U.S. top court rules for North Dakota property owner in wetland permit case
WASHINGTON -- A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that property owners can challenge the federal government in court over the need for costly permits under a water protection law in a case involving a company's plans for a Minnesota peat mine. The court ruled 8-0 in favor...
News/Nation and World
May 31, 2016 - 9:48am
June 5, 2015
Oil leak affects wetland in Renville County
MOHALL – An equipment malfunction caused about 63 gallons of oil and 42 gallons of brine to leak and affect a nearby wetland, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. The incident occurred Wednesday at a well site owned by Murex Petroleum about 15 miles north of Mohall...
June 5, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 18, 2015
Cramer claims EPA is keeping secret maps
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota's lone member of the House of Representatives is accusing a government agency of keeping secret maps of wetlands and waters with no intention of releasing them to the public. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., released maps Wednesday that showed an inventory of...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
September 25, 2014
Leier: Keeping out aquatic trouble in ND
Throughout the fall season, and honestly in about any discussion on the future of hunting, habitat and wildlife populations, you’ll read, see...
September 25, 2014 - 12:40am
September 6, 2014
Ducks Unlimited needs state approval for wetland purchase
GRAND FORKS — A conservation organization that has not had the best of luck purchasing land will appear before a state committee Monday to pitch its proposal to buy 160 acres in Grand Forks County. Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit group that promotes waterfowl and wetland conservation,...
September 6, 2014 - 12:00am
August 29, 2014
EPA’s ‘secret maps:’ Cramer claims EPA is keeping secret maps
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota's lone member of the House of Representatives is accusing a government agency of keeping secret maps of wetlands and...
August 29, 2014 - 3:48pm
June 7, 2014
Brine spill reported at Bottineau County injection well site
BOTTINEAU — A spill at an injection well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bottineau County released about 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, of brine, the North Dakota Department of Health said. A failed pipe fitting caused the spill, the department said. About 100 barrels, or 4,200...
June 7, 2014 - 12:01am
May 22, 2014
Federal ag spending for 2015 passes committee: Funds would give millions to US producers
A U.S. Senate committee has approved millions in funding for initiatives benefiting North Dakota farmers in 2015. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture negotiated its federal spending plan for the next fiscal year, which passed through the main committee on Wednesday. Sen....
May 22, 2014 - 11:05pm
February 25, 2014
City leaders consider wetlands park near Hills Shopping Center: Developer pitches idea to preserve wildlife
Dickinson is growing and new developments are taking over old farm and pasture land, leaving less space for wildlife. So when a large patch...
February 25, 2014 - 11:45pm
October 16, 2013
ND ag dept sets up wetland credits database
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has activated an online service to connect farmers and ranchers needing wetland credits with agricultural landowners who have available wetlands. Under the Wetland Conservation Act, a farmer can't drain or reduce a...
October 16, 2013 - 11:58am
September 12, 2013
SDSU scientist finds vast areas of prairie being drained
BROOKINGS, S.D. -- The prairie pothole region of the eastern Dakotas is losing wetlands at a rate up to 15,000 acres a year, according to research that raises questions about the impacts of expanded row-crop production on wildlife and water quality. Carol Johnston, a wetlands and...
September 12, 2013 - 12:01am
July 8, 2013
Wetlands research offers look at climate change
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Mother Nature is full of competitions that cause species to rise and fall with shifting climate conditions in the prairie potholes pockmarking the James River Valley. Consider the rivalry between the yellow-headed blackbird and red-winged blackbird. During the...
July 8, 2013 - 1:04am
June 20, 2013
Conservation groups, wildlife officials converge to explore options for stemming the loss of wetland, grassland habitat
BISMARCK -- Paul Schmidt had a prairie encounter he won't soon forget last November during a four-day waterfowl hunt near Brookings, S.D. The...
June 20, 2013 - 12:42am
June 6, 2013
Partnership aims to enhance GF prairie
GRAND FORKS -- Conserving grasslands and wetlands on the saline prairie of Grand Forks County is the focus of a new partnership between the Natural...
June 6, 2013 - 12:28am