Pheasants Forever Accomplishments National Level
August 5th Pheasants Forever Incorporated
PF steers passage of MN Pheasant Stamp.
April 25th, Kandiyohi County granted a charter. Second Charter form in the nation.
April 15th, first banquet held in St Paul
Two chapters in Minnesota, 1000 members
$18,000 allocated to habitat projects
PF plays key rolls in the passage of the conservation provisions of the 1985 Farm Bill (CRP) and the Re-invest in MN Program (RIM)
Membership grows to 12,000 among the 90 chapters in 15 states.
Membership more than doubles to 25,000 among 150 chapters.
700,000 trees planted in shelterbelts and field windbreaks. PF raises and spends $1.1 million on habitat and education programs
Membership hits 46,000 among 300 chapters.
PF instrumental in passage of conservation provisions of the 1990 Farm Bill which includes new multi-year set-aside program. CRP surpasses 40 million acres. PF becomes the largest and most respected upland game bird organization in the U.S.
Chapters complete more than 22,000 individual habitat projects. "Kids for Pheasants" youth education program introduced.
Membership is 70,000 among 435 chapters Beginning of the Leopold Education Project.
$2,866,352 spend by chapters on habitat projects
$3,813,238 spend by chapters on habitat projects
438 chapters complete more than 13,718 habitat projects. Over 90 LEP facilitators trained since 1992.
PF takes lead role in the successful continuation of CRP in the 1996 Farm Bill.
14,000 completed habitat-related projects.
$3,889,000 spend by chapters on habitat and education projects.
1997 Membership is 75,000+ strong among 500+ chapters.
Kandiyohi County Pheasants Forever Chapter #2 Local Level
April 25, Kandiyohi County granted a charter. Second chapter formed in teh nation
April 27 Chapter holds first banquet. First out-state banquet.
One grassy cover and eight woody cover cost-share projects.
February 1-2 Chapter host PF STate Council Convention
Four grassy cover and four woody cover cost-share projects.
18 grassy and woody cover cost-share projects
Three grassy and four woody cover cost-share projects.
Ten grassy and eight woody cover cost-share projects.
Two grassy and five woody cover cost-share projects.
Halvorson slough wildlife restoration.
WMA East of Willmar
WPA Big Kandi Lake.
WPA by Sunburg.
Purchased 80 acres north of Pennock - Dave Dahline Habitat Project
Co-sponsored LEP Workshop with Green Lake ELC.
WMA by Priam.
Sent four educators to LEP Workships.
Deeded Dave Dahline Habitat Project to DNR
First donation to Kandiyohi Area Conservation Association.
First donation to Prairie Woods ELC.
Grass Lake Project
August 17, first Annual Yough Ringnecks Camp.
Fall, first edition of Kandi Ringneck members newsletter.
Learning box fo rschools.
Two grassy and one woody cover cost-share projects.
March 29-30 Chapter hosts PF Sate Council Convention
May, enacted scholarship program.
August 15, second Annual Youth Ringnecks Camp.
September 14, first Womens Educational Day
7th in the nation in Acres Developed.
Sent two educators to LEP Workshop.
March 14, "15th Anniversary" Annual Banquet
1997 Future Projects:
April 23, 30 & May 2nd Women's Adult Hunters Safety Course.
May, Four $200 Scholarships.
August, 3rd Annual Youth Ringnecks Camp.
Over the last fifteen years, our Chapter has provided emergency corn feeding for pheasants during difficult winters;, provided free corn sorghum, and grass seed; and cost-shared many food plots.