||An 8-acre wetland,
established by the North Dakota Partners Program in a cooperative effort with the Standing
Rock Sioux Nation, will provide excellent shorebird habitat while at the same time serving
as a water source for the Tribes buffalo herd.
Fiscal Year 2011
Wetland Acres - 1,036
Upland Acres - 4,158
63 Total Projects
||This restored wetland
proves beneficial to both cattle and ducks. The good condition of the surrounding
grasslands is a result of managed grazing.
Cost-sharing for projects is being
secured from landowners, conservation organizations, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants, U.S. Department of Agriculture programs, local wildlife clubs, and others.
Joint ventures with all private
organizations and agencies have resulted in improved economic efficiency and greater