2018 Award winner Nelson County Water Resource District members L - R: Mike Donohue, Todd Whitman, David Sateren, Ben Varnson and Charlene Varnson.
On Thursday, December 4th 2014 the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board presented Huck Krueger of Devils Lake with the Devils Lake Basin Water Stewardship Award. The award was presented to Mr. Krueger during the 51st Annual Joint North Dakota Water Convention & Irrigation Workshop’s Awards Banquet in Bismarck. Mr. Krueger was nominated by […]
Nominated by the Towner County Water Resource District and here are some of their comments concerning the project. "Over the years the creek had become full of sediment and it was overflowing its banks and drowning out farmland. The project consisted of approximately 260 acres of wetland restoration via improved floodplain/wetland topographic complexity increasing surface variability and […]
CURT HOFSTAD….nominated by the Ramsey County Water Resource Board: “Curt’s philosophy is that with good water management practices, agriculture and wildlife & fisheries prosper and along with that comes better recreation & economic development opportunities” MIKE CONNOR…nominated by the Devils Lake Basin Board: “Mike has a deep passion, both professionally and personally, for everything the Joint Board […]
Russ served on the Garrison Conservancy District Board for twenty years, four years on the State Water Commission and eight years as Chairman of the ND Wetlands Trust in addition to his day to day efforts as Editor of the Devils Lake Journal for 30 years. During that time he served in a variety of […]
Nikolaisen Project Receives Stewardship Award - January 4, 2006 Robert Shirek, Chairman of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board, presented the 2006 Devils Lake Basin Water Stewardship award to the Nikolaisen Waterfowl Production Area project at the Lake Region Extension Roundup in Devils Lake on January 4th. The project is located 8 miles […]
The late Ernie Hagen of Devils Lake was presented the Water Stewardship Award posthumously for his many years of activities on behalf of water in this area. Shown are members of the Hagen family with Larry Gellner (seated, center) of Cavalier County, chairman of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board, which sponsors the […]
The Minnewaukan School's Outdoor Wildlife Learning Site (OWLS) Project was the winner of the 2005 Devils Lake Basin Water Stewardship Award, along with a posthumous award to longtime water activist Ernie Hagen of Devils Lake. The TOWLS Project, spearheaded by Lori Cline and Annette Schmid, features a stream and a wildlife-friendly environment on the school […]