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March 15, 2017
John Hume, the worlds largest rhino breeder walks among his rhinos at Buffalo Dream Ranch, North West Province, South Africa in this November 2016 handout photo. Shaul Schwarz / Reel Peak Films/Handout via REUTERS
'Trophy' film tackles African hunting and conservation
March 15, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 5, 2017
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Conservation advocacy born from immersion in outdoors
March 5, 2017 - 4:43pm
February 24, 2017
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Streambank erosion remains a concern in Hawk Creek, which flows 65 miles from its start at Eagle Lake in Kandiyohi County to its confluence with the Minnesota River near the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. Large quantities of water at high velocity erode the banks during rain events and snowmelt periods.
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
February 24, 2017 - 5:37am
January 25, 2017
Minnesota Ag Commissioner Dave Frederickson, left, talks with Connie Schmoll, from the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, and Gary Geiger following a meeting Tuesday in Willmar on possible changes to the farm bill. The current bill expires in 2018. ((Carolyn Lange / Tribune))
People speak up for future farm bill
January 25, 2017 - 3:03am
January 18, 2017
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson gets a laugh Tuesday as he speaks at an event celebrating a state-federal partnership to preserve 60,000 acres of rural land.  (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Money set aside to preserve Minnesota land, improve water
January 18, 2017 - 4:32am
June 20, 2016
Bruce Perkins of Woodbury shows off the BioHaven floating islands in the pond behind his Pendryn Hill Curve home. They are the first such ecosystem-friendly poly matrix islands in Woodbury. (MATHIAS BADEN | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Woodbury’s first ecosystem-friendly poly matrix islands break down pollutants
June 20, 2016 - 5:30am
June 1, 2016
Congressman Collin Peterson, right, speaks Wednesday to Kent Rodelius, ag sales manager of Prinsco, about the roles the Willmar company and its products could play in improving water quality during a meeting in the Work Up building on the Minnesota West Technology campus in Willmar. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Prinsco could play role in improving farmland buffers
June 1, 2016 - 9:58pm
May 6, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Maintain momentum to clean up Great Lakes
May 6, 2016 - 12:18am
March 15, 2016
Tom Brusven with the Chippewa County chapter of Pheasants Forever walks a grassland in this Tribune file photo. The state is seeking $9.5 million in bond funds to acquire and develop Wildlife Management Areas and Aquatic Management Areas. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Conservation coalition calls for state support
March 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
February 26, 2016
A buffer strip helps protect creek water from field runoff. (SUBMITTED | MINNESOTA BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES)
Watersheds offer programs to improve water quality
February 26, 2016 - 5:30am
February 1, 2016
Governor Mark Dayton tells leaders of Pheasants Forever that his decision to drop the buffer requirement on private ditches was a tactical decision, and that he will continue to work to improve water quality in the state. “I’m in this fight for the next three years,’’ he said Saturday during the Pheasants Forever state conventiont at the Willmar Convention Center. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
February 1, 2016 - 12:01am
January 27, 2016
Governor Mark Dayton speaks at the Prairie Summit he convened in Marshall in December 2014. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Pheasants Forever to convene in Willmar
January 27, 2016 - 11:19pm
December 15, 2015
Dayton lays out conservation plan
December 15, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 3, 2015
Spicer youth honored for conservation efforts
October 3, 2015 - 12:12am
September 8, 2015
The Paddle Forward group launches Monday from Churchill Dam. From left are Emily Lipson, Nick Ryan, Grace Heneghan, Liz Just and Mandy Dahlheimer. They expected to camp at Lagoon Park in Montevideo. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Long paddle with big purpose: Paddle Forward connects with classrooms
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
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