Tag: Conservation

Jon McDonald Forestry Division of the MN DNR

Timm Ringhoffer talks with Jon McDonald about some fire safety issues and how controlled burning is used in conservation. Timber sales in the area were also discussed.


August 11, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report 10/6/21

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports lots of people were out enjoying the woods and water, whether it was fishing, hunting, riding ATVs, or hiking. Animal-related complaints and trespass complaints were handled throughout the week. A law presentation was given to an area trapper education class. CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) reports working…
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October 6, 2021 0

USDA Conservation Signup Ending Soon

Ada, MN — The rental rate calculations and enhancements have been announced for those interested in one of the several USDA Conservation programs, but landowners will have to act fast as deadlines are approaching. Randy Tufton of the Norman County FSA previews some of the new incentives that should have more producers interested in enrolling…
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July 21, 2021 0

USDA Adding Incentives for CRP Program

Ada, MN — The USDA recently announced that they are again opening enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program as well the Continuous CRP Program, according to Randy Tufton of the Norman County FSA. In order to gain interest from landowners, the USDA is now offering higher payment rates, new incentives, and a more targeted focus…
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May 13, 2021 0

Northland Arboretum Arbor Day Celebration this Saturday, May 1st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/27/21) (Baxter, MN) — The Northland Arboretum in Baxter will be holding the return of their annual Arbor Day celebration this Saturday, May 1st with a whole day of fun for families and outdoor enthusiasts and hobbyists. Arboretum Director Candice Zimmerman spoke to us about the Arbor Day event, which serves…
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April 27, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

Last updated: 2020-12-07 CO Patrick McGowan (Pine River) worked muzzleloader deer hunters and worked on cases from this fall’s firearms deer season. Early ice anglers are starting to venture out on some lakes. McGowan also spent time on equipment maintenance, and assisted the Forestry Division with a spruce harvest inspection. CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) monitored…
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December 10, 2020 0