Saint Paul, Minn. –-(Ammoland.com)- Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) will be participants at the National Pheasant Summit, a featured event at Pheasants Forever’s National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic. Led by the governors of the neighboring pheasant range states and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Agriculture, key policymakers will discuss the impending federal Farm Bill process and initiatives that aim to create wildlife habitat. The National Pheasant Summit is open to the public and will convene at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 18th at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Having hosted “pheasant summits” in their respective states in recent years (South Dakota in 2013, Minnesota in 2014), Governors Daugaard and Dayton are among the most visible public officials expressing concern over a decreasing wildlife habitat base in the Upper Midwest. In his home state, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will deliver the National Pheasant Summit’s opening remarks. Farmers, landowners, sportsmen and women, conservationists, government officials and outdoor industry representatives are invited to learn more about what is being done …Read the Rest