NEWSLETTER VOLUME 10 ISSUE 2
October 16, 2017 by Mike Windschitl
2017 Pheasant Prospects, Youth Pollinator Day, Local Trap Shooting Teams, Walk in Access
When high school trap became the fastest-growing sport in the Minnesota State High School League, Stearns County Pheasants Forever was in a unique position to make sure local teams had the financial support to hit the ground running. Thanks to the chapter’s unique fundraising idea, nine high school teams and a youth sporting clays league have benefited to the tune of $45,446 in 2017 alone.
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 10 ISSUE 1
February 08, 2017 by Mike Windschitl
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).
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 3
September 17, 2016 by Mike Windschitl
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.
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 2
May 09, 2016 by Mike Windschitl
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.
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 9 ISSUE 1
January 19, 2016 by Mike Windschitl
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 PresidentRead More
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 8 ISSUE 3
July 07, 2015 by Mike Windschitl
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 PresidentRead More
NEWSLETTER VOLUME 8 ISSUE 2
April 01, 2015 by Mike Windschitl
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)Read More
Newsletter - Volume 8, Issue 1
January 01, 2015 by Stearns County PF
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.Read More
Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 4
October 01, 2014 by Stearns County PF
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.Read More
Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 2
April 14, 2014 by Stearns County PF
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.Read More
Newsletter - Volume 6, Issue 3
August 05, 2013 by Stearns County PF
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 FallRead More
Newsletter - Volume 6, Issue 2
May 07, 2013 by Stearns County PF
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 PupRead More