UM Crookston Senior Kole Pederson, Bejou, Minn., Awarded $5,000 NAAA/BASF Agricultural Aviation Scholarship

University of Minnesota Crookston Senior Kole Pederson, Bejou, Minn., was recently awarded a $5,000 Agricultural Aviation Scholarship, funded by an educational grant provided by BASF and administered by the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA). Pederson, a quadruple major in aviation, agronomy, agricultural business, and agricultural systems management, will be presented the scholarship during the NAAA…
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Agriculture And Natural Resources Activities Day At U Of M, Crookston Includes More Than 20 Contests For High School Students On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

December at the University of Minnesota Crookston brings the excitement and challenge of Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day. Students from more than 50 high schools, chapters and clubs will be on campus on Friday, December 6, 2013, to compete in more than 20 contests. The Ag and Natural Resources Day competition has been held…
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Dan Svedarsky, U Of M Wildlife Biologist Participates In Grasslands Conference In Kansas

Dan Svedarsky was an invited speaker and conference co-summarizer at a recent conference on, America’s Grasslands: The Future of Grasslands in a Changing Landscape. Svedarsky is a research biologist at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center and director of the University of Minnesota, Crookston’s Center for Sustainability. The meeting brought together researchers, natural resources professionals,…
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Birding Open House Slated On Saturday, September 7, 2013, At The Red River Valley Natural History Area, Located Across From The U Of M Crookston On The West Side Of Hwy. 2

A birding open house is slated for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, and hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Red River Valley Natural History Area, located across from the Crookston campus on the west side of U.S. Highway 2. The open house runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Visitors will have the chance…
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Storyteller Jim Pfitzer To Bring Influential Author And Forester Aldo Leopold To Life On Thursday, January 31, 2013, At The University Of Minnesota, Crookston; Performance In Kiehle Auditorium At 7 P.m.

Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, philosopher, educator, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. Storyteller Jim Pfitzer will bring Leopold to life on the stage of Kiehle Auditorium on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 7 p.m. The performance titled “Aldo Leopold – A Standard of Change” is free and all are welcome. The one-man play, written by…
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