New Boat Ramp Signs Help Anglers and Boaters Prevent Invasive Species

White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever, CD3 Systems, and FishBrain announce a new digital platform to aid boaters and anglers in preventing aquatic invasive species. The Check-In & Check-Out (CICO) WebApp provides a fast, user-friendly tutorial on how to self-inspect and clean watercraft before and after launching by hand. New access signs are available …

Clean Drain Dry Initiative Releases Annual Accomplishment Report

White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever is proud to release the 2023 Clean Drain Dry Initiative® annual accomplishment report. Through partnerships with the outdoor industry, state and federal agencies, and community organizations, on-the-ground efforts delivered critical invasive species prevention infrastructure and a nationwide public service campaign reaching 65 million impressions. Invasive species are a …

Wildlife Forever Announces FishOn! Lesson Plans and Contest Deadline Extension

For Immediate Release Contact: Addison Motta AMotta@WildlifeForever.org White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever is proud to announce the release of the newly designed Art of Conservation FishOn! lesson plans. These innovative activities are designed to complement the Art of Conservation Fish Art Contest, providing educators with engaging resources to enhance their existing science, art, …

Fish Art Makes a Splash at the Minneapolis Boat Show!

For Immediate Release: Contact: Addison Motta AMotta@WildlifeForever.org (763) 253-0222 White Bear Lake, MN – From January 18-21st 2024, join Wildlife Forever and the Art of Conservation Fish Art Contest for a FIN-tastic time at the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, hosted by Progressive. Students eighteen and under and their families are invited to stop by …

Wildlife Forever to Build National Mapping Tool for Improved Access to Invasive Species Decontamination Locations

For Immediate Release Contact: Zach Burnside ZBurnside@WildlifeForever.org White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever and a coalition of fishing industry stakeholders and federal partners will be designing a new online platform to identify watercraft inspection and decontamination stations across the country. In addition, the new website will feature state-specific aquatic invasive species information for boaters …

Partnership with Rapala Lures Fish Art Contest Participants

For Immediate Release: Contact: Addison Motta, AMotta@WildlifeForver.org (763) 252-0222 White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever and Rapala, a premier manufacturer of fishing lures and products, will be continuing their partnership for the 2023-2024 Fish Art Contest. Rapala product will be featured in prize packages for student winners and for the winner of the Richard …

Wildlife Forever Plows $1,600,000 into Minnesota Public Lands

For Immediate Release Contact: Addison Motta AMotta@WildlifeForever.org 763-253-0222 White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever’s rich history of habitat conservation projects exceeded $1,600,000 restoring Minnesota upland and prairie habitat. Through the United Prairie Foundation and Minnesota Native Landscapes, restoration specialists, Wildlife Forever has funded 33 projects affecting 5,829 acres of public land. Restoration of prairie …

Wildlife Forever and AdventureKEEN Reintroduce Critters Pocket Guidebook Series

For Immediate Release Contact: Addison Motta, Education and Communications Manager – AMotta@WildlifeForever.org White Bear Lake, MN - Wildlife Forever and AdventureKEEN Publishing are launching an expanded line of Critters Pocket guidebooks, starting with the highly anticipated Critters of Michigan and Critters of Minnesota, available now. “The newly rebranded Critters books offer comprehensive, visually captivating guides …

International Game Fish Association Renews Support for The Art of Conservation® Fish Art Contest with new Debris Division

For Immediate Release Contact: Addison Motta AMotta@WildifeForever.org White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever and the International Game Fish Association will continue their partnership for the 2024 Fish Art Contest. All with a new twist. The IGFA Conservation Award will feature the new Debris Division. Student artists competing for this award must conduct fresh or …

Wildlife Forever and the Chippewa National Forest Restore Prairie Habitat, Improving Fall Hunting Opportunity

Contact: Addison Motta, AMotta@WildlifeForever.org White Bear Lake MN – Wildlife Forever and the Chippewa National Forest are now partners in restoring permanent forest openings to improve habitat for pollinators and wildlife. These conservation projects will target invasive plant removal and restore multiple openings with native plants. Use this interactive map to explore the areas open …