Big Theodore Roosevelt Weekend Coming Up!

BCA’s third warm season gathering centers around two annual events celebrating western North Dakota. The Symposium is the brainchild of the TR Center at Dickinson State University and Theodore Roosevelt National Park hosts the Astronomy Festival. Both are highly worthwhile events and we encourage BCA members to attend!

A Great Time Had By All

A Great Time Had By All

BCA filled the Burning Coal Vein Campground at our Southern Badlands Outing on June 24 and 25, 2017. Badlands advocates spent the first half of Saturday touring existing oil development in the Tracy Mountain vicinity before investigating expanding activity in the Tyler Formation – including proposed wells along Dantz Creek and adjacent to Kendley Plateau Suitable for Wilderness.

Supporting the Work of Covenant Consulting

Supporting the Work of Covenant Consulting

On May 2, 2017 Covenant Consulting Group (CCG) released the Badlands Advisory Group’s Action Plan, the second phase of CCG’s effort to address impacts of oil and gas development in the Badlands. BCA helped breathe this undertaking into being. We have been associated with the effort since its inception. We still are.

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Book Review: Sun, Moon, Earth

Book Review: Sun, Moon, Earth

More than a basic science book on solar and lunar eclipses, as the sub-title indicates, Nordgren’s concise and well-written book discusses the science of solar and lunar eclipses and how over centuries mankind’s understanding of his place in the universe grew out of observations of and discoveries connected to eclipses.

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Message From the President 2016

Message From the President 2016

This is not a message of fear, but of hope. Consider this one encouraging truth—like everything else, this too shall pass. A new day is coming. Together we can summon the courage to stand up, face the new beginnings, and embrace them. New beginnings mean new opportunities for BCA members and friends to speak up, to share our resource-conservation ethic, and to try to make a difference.

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Annual Meeting 2016

Annual Meeting 2016

The Annual Fall Meeting of the BCA was held on October 23, 2016 at the Discovery Center of the Bismarck Dakota Zoo. Thirty-one (31) members attended including the following Board members: Christine Hogan (president), Rich Brauhn, Lillian Crook, Craig Kilber, Lynn Morgenson and Laura Anhalt, and Jan Swenson (executive director). After a potluck dinner and introductions, the business meeting was convened by President Hogan at 2:15 PM CST.

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