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December 12, 2013
A sample of a new, high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project the Western Governors Association plans to unveil in Las Vegas on Thursday is pictured in this photo taken on a computer at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno. The Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool _ or CHAT _ will pull together in one place maps for 16 western states in the hope of encouraging economic development while protecting the region's environmental treasures, from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains.(AP Photo/Scott Sonner).
Western governors show wildlife maps
December 12, 2013 - 6:45am
December 11, 2013
Shown here is some of the storm damage from Hurricane Irene in North Carolina. Scientists blame fierce storms, rising seas and development for loss of sensitive wetlands. (Washington Post photo)
Study says US can’t keep up with loss of its wetlands
December 11, 2013 - 10:53pm
December 5, 2013
Summit aims to get farmers, hunters both on side of pheasants
December 5, 2013 - 9:40pm
November 27, 2013
A tractor sits in a field of milo near Fairbury, Neb., on Nov. 13. Pheasant hunting has long been a pastime in the region and once drew hundreds of weekend hunters eager to bag their limit. But the native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding Jefferson County have been overtaken by corn and soy crops. Neither provides the shelter that wildlife once enjoyed. (AP Photo/Dave Weaver)
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm
November 13, 2013
In this Oct. 24 photograph, Robert Malsom checks corn in one of his fields near Roscoe. (AP file photo)
Prairies vanish in the push for green energy
November 13, 2013 - 6:36am
November 4, 2013
River otter habitat studied in south central SD
November 4, 2013 - 9:25pm
October 30, 2013
Pheasant hunters walk the edge of a marsh owned by Lyle Sunderland on Oct. 19 near Mount Vernon. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
Crop insurance vs. pheasants: Critics say subsidized program encourages planting on risky land
October 30, 2013 - 6:41pm
October 18, 2013
These recently-hatched pheasant chicks were produced in winter wheat in central South Dakota. (SDSU photo)
Nesting habitat seen as key in pheasant numbers
October 18, 2013 - 8:06pm
October 15, 2013
OUR VIEW: Pheasant summit needed to help ensure long-term health of industry
October 15, 2013 - 10:40pm
A pen-raised pheasant is pictured Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Rosewood Barn private hunting lodge near Mount Vernon. The pheasant is fitted with a yellow anti-pecking device, as part of state requirements for birds released on private game preserves. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
As feared, early pheasant reports are down
October 15, 2013 - 10:34pm
SD gov schedules summit on pheasant habitat in Huron
October 15, 2013 - 2:44pm
July 22, 2013
Converting expiring CRP acres to grazing could benefit all
July 22, 2013 - 7:26pm
March 4, 2013
Jeffrey Zimprich, state conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, pours water over two types of soil, one no-till and one tilled, to illustrate his talking point on soil health, and how it affects water usage and productivity for farms and ranches. Zimprich was one of two main speakers during the Pheasant Country chapter of Pheasants Forever landowner appreciation and habitat education night banquet Sunday night at the Moose Lodge in Mitchell...
Pheasant Country speakers discuss soil health, habitat loss
March 4, 2013 - 6:42am
January 18, 2013
LETTER: Pheasant population drop tied to 'intensive' farming
January 18, 2013 - 8:36pm
January 15, 2013
Don Carr
OPINION: Take responsibility for destruction of pheasant habitat
January 15, 2013 - 11:11pm
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