Roundtable Live Video Broadcast Link at U of M, Crookston: Hunting for Solutions -What Climate Change and Carbon Pricing Mean for Wildlife and Habitat in the Northern Plains; Broadcast to take place Monday, Dec. 14, 7 to 9 p.m., in Dowell Hall Room 100

On Monday, Dec. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m., the National Wildlife Federation will sponsor an evening of discussions with a live broadcast link on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus in Dowell Hall Room 100. The event is free and open to all interested individuals.

The broadcast will originate at the Center for Innovation IdeaLab on the campus of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D., and also will be broadcast to sites in in North Dakota including Bismarck, Devils Lake, Fargo, and Jamestown.

Presentations Include:

Economic Impact of Hunting and Sportsmen Activities on North Dakota's Economy - Roger Hollevoet, Project Leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Devils Lake Wetland Management District

Prairie Wetlands and Climate Change - Droughts and Ducks in the Potholes - Rick Voldseth, Department of Soil Science, North Dakota State University

Pots of Gold - Carbon Sequestration Opportunities for Hunters and Landowners - Liz Mathern, Carbon Credit Program Specialist, North Dakota Farmers Union

Natural Resource Adaptation Funding in the Federal Climate Bills - Justin Allegro, Legislative Representative for Wildlife Conservation, National Wildlife Federation

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