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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 10 ISSUE 1

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
MN Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Nesting Habitat Tip, Habitat Highlight—Foxglove Beardtongue, 2016 Youth Hunt

On January 17, 2017, Governor Mark Dayton signed an agreement with USDA Farm Service Agency that will allocate $500 Million dollars to protect up to 60,000 acres of environmentally sensitive farmland in Minnesota with water quality being the target through the permeant easement program, The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).

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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 3

Saturday, September 17, 2016
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2016 Roadside Survey and Hunting Outlook, Farm Friends Barn Shoot, Habitat Highlight Blanket Flower, 4 Senses are Enough...Right?

Roadside survey data The DNR’s August roadside survey for pheasants showed a 29 percent increase in the overall pheasant index from 2015. This year’s statewide pheasant index was 52.1 birds per 100 miles of roadside driven.

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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 2

Monday, May 09, 2016
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2016 SCPF High-lights, More Grass = More Pheasants, Habitat Highlight-Prairie Blazing star, DNR Walk-in-Access now available in Stearns County, Spring Food Plots, Member Photos, 2016 SCPF Food Plot Seed Pick-Up Highlights, Message From the President

Must read article!
Walk in Access (WIA) will be avaiable in Stearns County. A small fee is required to hunt these public areas.

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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 1

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Proposed $800Million CREP Highlights - Train Your Bird Dog How to Find Sheds, by Scott Bestul - Habitat Highlight-Butterfly Milkweed - Minnesota Shooting Ranges DNR Grants, by Rob Drieslein (Outdoor News) - Fall 2016 Member Hunting Photos - Food Plots for Ringnecks - Message From the President

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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 8 ISSUE 3

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: CRP General Sign-Up Announced - It’s pheasant hatching season! - Gray-Headed Coneflower - Gun Dog Owners. PRO WEDNESDAYS Get ready for Hunting Season! - Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District Take a Day Off! Saturday, August 1, 2015 - Message From the President

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NEWSLETTER VOLUME 8 ISSUE 2

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 32nd Annual SCPF Banquet - High School Trap: Stearns County’s Fastest Growing Youth Sport - Pasque Flower - Springtime Pheasant Activities - Puppy Pre-School - Message From the President (New State Buffer Law)

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Newsletter - Volume 8, Issue 1

Thursday, January 01, 2015
The Rooster Review: 2015 Annual banquet, pheasant summit, habitat highlight - large beardtounge, 2014 minnesota deer statistics, message from the president, advertisements, member photos, pollinators,: birds and the bees, Pheasants Forever hires new Regional Representative.

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Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 4

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
The Rooster Review: Fall pheasant hunting, preseason preparation, habitat highlight-bottle gentian, SCPF participates in a sporting clays fundraiser, message from the president, advertisements, member photos, scot storm-waterfowl stamp winner, Mel Roehrl Dedication.

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Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 2

Monday, April 14, 2014
The Rooster Review: Pheasants Forever praises 2014 farm bill, As fierce habitat loss storm rages PF’s impact grows, Habitat Highlight-Prairie Smoke, New Program to Improve Pollinator Habitat, message from the president, advertisements, member photos, pollinators, Mel Roehrl WMA Dedication.

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Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 1

Friday, January 03, 2014
The Rooster Review: Recognizing Upland Habitat in Need, Pheasants Forever Membership Soars to Record, Living Snow Fence: A Practice to Benefit All, Habitat Highlight—Redosier Dogwood, Where Have The Pheasants Gone?

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Newsletter - Volume 6, Issue 3

Monday, August 05, 2013
The Rooster Review: Food Plots: Alternative Options to Annual Grains, USDA Announces Results for 45th Conservation Reserve Program General Sign-Up, Habitat Highlight—New England Aster, Walk-In Access: $3 Validation Fee for Hunting This Fall

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Newsletter - Volume 6, Issue 2

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
The Rooster Review: Stearns County PF Named Chapter of the Year, USDA Announces 45th General Sign-Up for the Conservation, Reserve Program, Habitat Highlight— American Pasque Flower, 2013 Banque, Clean Water, Land And Legacy Ammendment, 9.7 Million Acres ofCRP Land Lost in the Past Five Years, Picking A Pup

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Newsletter - Volume 5, Issue 3

Monday, October 01, 2012
The Rooster Review: 2012 Pheasant Forecast, Hunting Success, Harvest & Pressure, Habitat Highlight—Sideoats Grama, 2013 Banquet is set, Partnership Improves Habitat

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Newsletter - Volume 5, Issue 2

Sunday, April 01, 2012
The Rooster Review: 2012 SCPF Annual Banquet, First Signs of Spring, Habitat Highlight—Big Bluestem, Spring Training, Seeding and Maintenance Tips

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Newsletter - Volume 5, Issue 1

Sunday, January 01, 2012
The Rooster Review: 2012 Annual Banquet, Good Cover Battles, Cold Winter Nights, Habitat Highlight—Leadplant, Lack of CRP Options, Mentor Hunt, Helping Create Habitat

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Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 4

Saturday, October 01, 2011
The Rooster Review: 2011 Pheasant Forecast, Member Appreciation, Hog Roast, Habitat Highlight—Anise Hyssop, Ask Permission Before Hunting, Longest Tail Feather Contest

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Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 3

Wednesday, June 01, 2011
The Rooster Review: SCPF Has a New President, June Means Hatching Chicks, Habitat Highlight—Blazing Star, Stearns County SCTP, How Old Are Those Chicks?, Food Plots for Pheasants

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Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2

Friday, April 01, 2011
The Rooster Review: 2011 SCPF Annual Banquet is a Success, Hens are Building Nests, Habitat Highlight—Slender Wheat Grass, Partnerships Help Improve, Bills at Legislature and Walk In Program

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Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 1

Saturday, January 01, 2011
The Rooster Review: 2011 Annual Banquet, Should We Winter Feed Pheasants?, Habitat Highlight—Leadplant, Longest Tail Feather Contest, Helping Create Habitat

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Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 4

Friday, October 01, 2010
The Rooster Review: 2010 Pheasant Forecast, Ask Permission Before Hunting, Habitat Highlight—Wild Bergamot, Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Hunt

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Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 3

Sunday, August 01, 2010
The Rooster Review: General CRP Sign-Up in August, A Tough Start for Chicks, Habitat Highlight—Little Bluestem, Start Thinking Fall Food Plots, Public Relations Update

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Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 2

Tuesday, June 01, 2010
The Rooster Review: More CRP Acres, How Old Are Those Chicks?, Habitat Highlight—Wild Columbine, Native Seeding and Maintenance Tips, A New Minnesota Legacy Begins, The Grassroots Conservation Campaign

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Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 1

Friday, January 01, 2010
The Rooster Review: 2010 Annual Banquet, Pheasant Predators, Habitat Highlight-Purple Prairie Clover, Food Plots - A Necessity or, 1st Annual Longest Tail Feather Contest

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Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 3

Thursday, October 01, 2009
The Rooster Review: 2009 Pheasant Forecast, Hunting Success, Harvest & Pressure, Habitat Highlight—Sideoats Grama, 2010 Banquet is set, Big Brothers Big Sisters & SCPF, Farm Bill Update, What’s the Deal with Stocking?

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Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 2

Monday, June 01, 2009
The Rooster Review: 2009 SCPF Banquet, Pheasant Facts, Habitat Highlight—Plains Coreopsis, PF Farm Bill Biologist Program

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Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 1

Sunday, March 01, 2009
The Rooster Review: 2009 SCPF Annual Banquet—March 7, Pheasants - Food Plots or Feeders, Partnering for Water Quality, Stearns SWCD Honored for Private Land Conservation, Habitat Highlight-Indiangrass

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Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 2

Thursday, January 01, 2009
The Rooster Review: Partnering for Youth, Pheasants - Winter Habitat, CRP Changes Benefit Landowners and Wildlife, MN Vote YES Passes Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, PF/DNR Youth Mentor Hunt is a Success

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Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1

Wednesday, October 01, 2008
The Rooster Review featuring: 2008 pheasant forecast, pheasant ecology, new CRP available, Working agricultural lands, message from the president, member photos, advertisements.

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