Stearns County Pheasants Forever
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Thanks To All The Stearns County Pheasants Forever Supporters!
This year's banquet was a great success!
A big shout all to all those that attended the Spring Banquet. We took time to honor our Veterans at the beginning of our program. Thank you to all who have served our country.
The SWCD also recognized the City of Cold Spring as Outstanding Conservationist of the Year. We also recognized Mel Roehl for his 30 plus years as Director for Stearns County PF.
Thanks to all who helped in any capacity to make this years banquet a success. Looking forward to next year.
Do you enjoy hunting and shooting sports?
Pass it on!!
Hunting and Fishing license sales are declining. In order to keep the shooting sports alive we need to get youth involved.
Stearns County Pheasants Forever is actively assisting area high schools with participation in what is rapidly becoming the most successful youth shooting program – the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League. If you are interested in donating time, talent, or making a financial contribution Click Here for More Information.
Stearns County Pheasants Forever
4 Million toward Local Habitat and Conservation Projects
This year at the Minnesota Pheasants Forever Convention Stearns County Pheasants Forever received Conservation Excellence Award for achieving 4,000,000 in contributions toward local habitat and conservation projects. Stearns County Pheasants Forever is only the second chapter in PF history to reach the 4 million dollar mark!
Stearns County Chapter's Joe Opitz (Third from left) is chosen as Minnesota Pheasants Forever's Volunteer of the Year! Congratulations Joe, well deserved!
Stearns County Chapter of Pheasants Forever
If by chance you're not familiar with the Stearns County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, be sure read up about us on the Chapter History page. If you're not familiar with the Pheasants Forever organization, be sure to check out the organization's national website at www.pheasantsforever.org or the Minnesota Pheasants Forever website at www.minnesota.pheasantsforever.org. Pheasants Forever (PF), and its quail branch, Quail Forever (QF) are national conservation organizations "dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail, and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education, and land management policies and programs." Note how there is no reference to hunting our mission statement. PF/QF is not centered around hunting as many may believe. Nor is it focused solely on pheasant or quail conservation. PF/QF is an all-around conservation organization dedicated to the conservation of all wildlife and their habitats.
How do we operate? PF/QF is unique in that it allows local chapters such as ours to keep 100% of the money we raise and spend it locally on conservation efforts right here in our own community. Thus, every dime we raise at our banquet and from every fundraiser we have throughout the year is spent right here in Central Minnesota on valuable habitat and conservation education efforts. No other national conservation organization operates under such a truly grassroots structure. That local control of money we raise right here in Stearns County has allowed us to do some pretty amazing things.
Our goal for this website is to bring you the best, most up to date news on upcoming events and conservation projects as well as educate our site visitors on the conservation needs of Stearns County and surrounding area. Be sure to check back regularly for updates.
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for our website, let us know.