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Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

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Pheasants Forever Reports

Pheasants Forever celebrates successes at Minnesota state convention

More than 200 Pheasants Forever chapter leaders gathered in Willmar, Minn., Jan. 19-20, to celebrate the past year’s successes and to look to the future of conservation in Minnesota.
Supporters gathered for two evening events and a full day of seminars at the Willmar Conference Center. Minnesota DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen and Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever President and CEO Marilyn Vetter were keynote speakers.

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Signup reopens for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it would reopen enrollment for the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program. The program reopened Jan. 12. Additionally, producers already participating in CRP whose contracts expire this year may now apply to re-enroll.

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Pheasants Forever helps expand public access in southern Minnesota through new Build a Wildlife Area project

Pheasants Forever announced a new Build a Wildlife Area project in the organization’s home state of Minnesota. The Washington Lake Waterfowl Production Area now provides 77 acres of publicly accessible uplands, supporting a corridor of existing habitat projects in Sibley County.

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Four new Build a Wildlife Area projects now under way in Minnesota

Pheasants Forever has announced four new Build a Wildlife Area projects in Minnesota. The properties, totaling 437 acres in Mahnomen, McLeod, Otter Tail, and Swift counties, strengthen habitat corridors in the upland bird range by adding public lands acreage to existing federal waterfowl production areas.

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Nomsen Retirement

Pheasants Forever’s Nomsen to retire; one of nation’s leading voices for wildlife habitat conservation

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever has announced the retirement of longtime Vice President of Government Affairs Dave Nomsen. Nomsen has been employed by “The Habitat Organization” since 1992 and has been one of the nation’s leading voices for wildlife habitat conservation for the last three decades.  In particular, Nomsen has helped influence the conservation title

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Minnesota’s newest WPA open to public hunting, recreation

In a news release Wednesday, March 14, Pheasants Forever and its partners announced the acquisition of 320 acres in western Minnesota to be designated as the state’s newest Waterfowl Production Area (WPA). The newly acquired Stenerson Lake WPA addition in Pope County features 203 acres of restored prairie and 117 acres of wetland habitat that

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