Have You Read? June North Dakota Outdoors magazine

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The 2016 June issue of North Dakota Outdoors magazine is available FREE online right now here.

Amy McCann  celebrates the anniversary of an important component of the outdoors across the nation and in North Dakota  with2016 National Park Service Centennial. The National Park System now includes 411 areas throughout the United States, including several areas in North Dakota that embrace the scenic, historic and wildlife values the park system is designed to preserve. The NPS is celebrating its centennial by connecting with the next generation of conservation stewards.

Ron Wilson takes you inside Young Minds Outdoors: The Envirothon is a problem-solving natural resource competition for high school students. On day one, teams walking designated outdoor trails with specific stops, are tested on their knowledge of soils, wildlife, aquatics and prairie. The competition ends with oral presentations.

Did you know the Game and Fish fisheries development program provides grants to fund up to 75 percent of local projects that develop fishing or boating opportunities?

Local entities are then required to provide the remaining 25 percent of the cost, maintain the project and carry liability insurance. Local partners range from park boards to wildlife clubs. Luann Dart show's how these partnerships are working for anglers across the state in Anglers Benefit From Agency Partnerships.

Check these stories and more for free in the full June issue available right here or here http://gf.nd.gov/publications.