$1,000 scholarship available for students majoring in natural resources – Brainerd Dispatch

GLYNDON — The Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who have completed at least three semesters in natural resources fields. This scholarship will be awarded directly to the student upon completion of at least their third semester to help mitigate college costs, according to a news release. Applicants can obtain a copy of the scholarship application from www.prairiechickens.org or email [email protected] The deadline for submitting applications is March 4.

Civilization’s increasing pressure on natural resources threatens plants, wildlife, and air and water systems, the statement noted, adding that it requires well-trained managers and scientists who can protect and enhance the great outdoors. everyone depends on for a healthy life. This scholarship aims to help develop natural resource managers and scientists.

The Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society is a nonprofit conservation organization whose primary goal is to raise awareness about prairie chickens and their prairie habitat. The society works closely with state and federal agencies, landowners and other conservation groups. The company aims to build grassland habitat through acquisitions, controlled burns, and native plantings. Major ecosystems can be enjoyed by hundreds of birds, mammals and people. The prairie chicken serves as a barometer of healthy prairie land.

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