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Helping Hands in Conservation

Mount Carmel Dam was constructed in the 1950’s in Cavalier County, N.D.  The dam provides drinking water for over 90 percent of Cavalier County’s water needs and serves as a recreation hotspot for many people.

NRCS provides assistance for agricultural producers to improve water quality

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide $654,000 in assistance to North Dakota farmers and ranchers who voluntarily make improvements to their land to improve water quality in four priority watersheds. 

Bismarck Soil Survey Staff Completes Order 2 Soil Survey of Reclaimed Mine Lands

The Bismarck Major Land Resource Area (MLRA) staff recently completed Order 2 soil survey of reclaimed mine land. North Dakota contains some of the largest deposits of lignite coal within the United States.

Honey Bees in North Dakota

North Dakota has been the top producing state in the nation for honey for many years, out producing every state by at least double. But honey bees are much more than producers of honey and beeswax or pests outside the front door.

North Dakota Announces 2014 State Envirothon High School Winners

Bismarck High School Envirothon Team received top honors at the 14th Annual North Dakota State Envirothon Competition, a problem-solving natural resource competition for high school students.

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