Success Stories Archive

Fixing windbreaks in Kansas

Windbreaks are an important practice for many Kansas farmers and ranchers. Among many benefits they help protect the soil and enhance crop productivity. But many windbreaks in the state are old and tired, and in need of repair. The Kansas Forest Service (KFS) identified this concern as a priority in its State Forest Action Plan,… [...]

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Wyoming partners combat wildfire

The best defense against catastrophic wildfire is a good offense – sound forest management to improve forest health and reduce fuel loads. But state and federal land managers often do not have the luxury to invest; same as catastrophic wildfires consume forests, fire suppression dollars consume budgets. The State of Wyoming is doing its part… [...]

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A solid partnership in North Dakota

Several years ago, North Dakota Conservation District Employees Association President Lori Frank was asked by the North Dakota Forest Service if the state’s districts might assist with a wildfire grant project. [...]

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