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August 9, 2011

No Consistent Declines in Nitrate Levels in Large Rivers in the Mississippi River Basin

Despite efforts to reduce nitrate levels in the Mississippi River Basin, concentrations and transport at eight major study sites did not consistently decline from 1980-2008. These results are based on a new scientific model developed by the USGS that takes into account variation in river flows in order to gain an accurate understanding of long […]

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Just Enjoy the Hunt

The 2011 Wisconsin Deer Hunting Regulations pamphlet is not so much about what we can or cannot do, or should and should not do, but who is sending the message. Wisconsin has a fine staff of biologists, ecologists and property managers, dedicated to the state’s wildlife, not to egos or distant handlers. But did any

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New Chesapeake Bay blue crab stock assessment shows rebuilding efforts should continue

Sets Higher Abundance Level Requirements and Population Targets NEWPORT NEWS, VA./ANNAPOLIS, MD — A new scientific assessment of the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab population released today indicates significantly more work needs to be done to fully rebuild the stock to sustainable levels. The new assessment from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals that –

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Minnesota youth hunting the focus of DNR booth at Game Fair

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will showcase youth hunting opportunities at its informational booth during the 30th annual Game Fair. The outdoor show is Aug. 12-14 and Aug. 19-21 at the Armstrong Kennels Ranch, six miles northwest of Anoka. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, and 9

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Minnesota landowners have until Aug. 12 to enroll land for Walk In Access

Landowners in 21 southwestern Minnesota counties have until Friday, Aug. 12, to sign up at their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office for a new Walk In Access program that pays landowners who allow hunters to access their land. So far, 7,700 acres have been enrolled. To be eligible, landowners must enroll a

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Minnesota habitat grant program offers local groups $5.45 million

Conservation groups seeking funding for projects that protect and improve Minnesota’s prairies, forests, lakes and wetlands can apply online for a Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grant beginning Friday, Aug. 12. Funded through the Outdoor Heritage Fund, the $5.45 million available for CPL grants in the coming year is one of the initiatives funded by a

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