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Backers of conservation measure cite ND's second-to-last ranking in state park acreage

August 26, 2014News Clip

BISMARCK – Backers of a proposed conservation fund are shining the spotlight on North Dakota’s second-to-last ranking in state park acreage and the fact it hasn’t added a new state park since the 1980s as examples of why the growing state needs to spend more on parks and recreation.

 “When you look at the stats ... it really substantiates that we have not done a whole lot,” said Steve Adair, chairman of the sponsoring committee that has turned in signatures and is waiting for the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks amendment to be approved for the Nov. 4 ballot.

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More N.D. state parks?

August 26, 2014News Clip

BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund are shining the spotlight on North Dakota’s second-to-last ranking in state park acreage and the fact it hasn’t added a new state park since the 1980s as examples of why the growing state needs to spend more on parks and recreation.

 “When you look at the stats ... it really substantiates that we have not done a whole lot,” said Steve Adair, chairman of the sponsoring committee that has turned in signatures and is waiting for the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment to be approved for the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Parks are Important to North Dakota

August 20, 2014Press ReleaseInfographic Highlights Needs and Illustrates How North Dakota Stacks Up

BISMARCK, N.D.- North Dakota is seeing unprecedented population growth due to a strong economy and low unemployment. According to North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife & Parks, voters have a unique opportunity to benefit growing communities across the state by investing in our parks, trails and outdoor heritage.

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Why North Dakota Needs the Conservation Amendment

August 20, 2014News ClipLetter to the Editor

Maybe some readers out there have heard of the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. I’d like to point out how important this measure is for our state.

The amendment would be helpful in keeping North Dakota a prime destination for tourism, hunters and anglers included.

We’ve seen plenty of new North Dakotans come to our state because of the opportunities in the Oil Patch, and we’ve been given the chance to invest in that industry for the benefit of our state.

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North Dakotans Come Together in Support of Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks

August 4, 2014Press ReleaseVolunteers Deliver More Than 41,000 Signatures to North Dakota Secretary of State

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakotans committed to protecting clean water and preserving the state’s long and proud history of hunting, fishing, birding and other outdoor recreation today delivered more than 41,000 petition signatures to the North Dakota Secretary of State to place the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment on the ballot in November. The campaign collected far beyond the required minimum of 26,904 signatures.

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