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Published 12/03/2010, The Jamestown Sun
The future of North Dakota’s outdoor and hunting heritage depends largely on habitat, access, and other important variables such as weather and wildlife disease. It’s not easy — maybe impossible — to predict the landscape of hunting in North Dakota a few decades from now. It took years for the Conservation Reserve Program to help build up both game and nongame wildlife populations, everything from native sparrows to imported pheasants, but should the program ever be eliminated, years of progress will disappear faster than the last pheasant breast on the plate.Word count: 535
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