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DNR Forests for Recreation or Harvest, or Both?

The MN DNR commissioner recently re-assigned two top state foresters and replaced their position temporarily with himself in an attempt to see state lands harvested “more quickly” to help the struggling forest products industry. This poses many questions. Is this what Minnesotans value and want? What about sustainability? What’s the longterm plan? What about community […]

Indian Land Tenure Publication Now Online

The latest edition of the Indian Land Tenure Foundation’s Message Runner, “Cutting through the Red Tape,” is now available in print and online HERE. Includes conservation effort news.

USDA Funds Projects to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 24 States

“We want to help farmers and ranchers make important and innovative contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” Vilsack said. “These grants are designed to test and verify exciting new approaches to greenhouse gas reduction that other conservation-minded producers will want to put to work on their operations.” Full story here.