News / Happenings - Year: 2017

  • Annual Meeting – December 2, 2017

    On December 2, 2017

    NWLA will host their Annual Meeting on Saturday, December 2nd, as an opportunity for its members and the general public to learn more about landowner issues. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Mountrail County South Complex in Stanley from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will feature MSU President, Dr. Steve Shirley,… Read more »

  • Land Use Plan Workshop

    On December 6, 2017

    As a way to further our mission, NWLA will be hosting a Land Use Plan Workshop in cooperation with the Budd-Falen Law Offices on December 6, 2017 at the Grand Hotel in Minot, ND. Karen Budd-Falen will lead the workshop that is specifically meant for county government officials. With her work at Budd-Falen Law Offices,… Read more »

  • NDSU Extension Services Releases New Publication

    NDSU Extension Service released a new publication this month about the Environmental Impacts of BRINE. Earlier in the Spring NWLA sponsored three café talks put on by the NDSU Extension Service with the intention of learning more about the landowner concerns with brine spills across North Dakota. These café talks were educational for all parties… Read more »

  • Find Out If the Spill on Your Land Was Reported

    On June 22, 2017

    If you have experienced a spill of any kind on your land, it is very simple to verify the spill has been reported with the North Dakota Department of Health. Follow this link to the North Dakota Department of Health, Environmental Health page and select from General Environmental Incidents of Oilfield Environmental Incidents. If you… Read more »

  • Final 2017 Legislative Update

    Northwest Landowners Association’s leadership has been busy these last few months in Bismarck at the legislative session; continuing to advocate for landowners. Specifically, here is a list of legislation NWLA followed through this session. Please click on the bill number to be linked to the appropriate bill status. HB 1151: The “Spill Bill” would no… Read more »

  • NDSU Extension Service Brine Spill Café Talk in Stanley

    On April 27, 2017

    The third and final NDSU Brine Spill Café Talk was held in Stanley, ND this morning. This meeting was the largest of all 3 meetings, with 35 people in attendance. There was representation from several landowners, large oil companies, PhD students, NDSU employees, and many NWLA board members. The conversation was educational in regards to… Read more »

  • Farm Credit Services Awards Northwest Landowners Association $50,000

    On April 20, 2017

    Pictured left to right: Bryan Ankenbauer, Farm Credit Services and NWLA board member; Amy Shelton, NWLA Executive Director; Galen Peterson, NWLA Secretary; Troy Coons, NWLA Chairman; Dave King, NWLA Vice Chairman; Rollin Tonneson, Farm Credit Services board member; Claude Sem, Farm Credit Services CEO. Farm Credit Services of North Dakota is proud to announce that… Read more »

  • NDSU Extension Service Brine Spill Café Talk in Killdeer

    On April 27, 2017

    Today NWLA Executive Director, Amy Shelton, made the beautiful drive to Killdeer for the second talk on produced salt water spills in North Dakota. 15 people attended this meeting from all different industries; including several large oil companies, Dunn County Forest Services, a representative from Senator Heitkamp’s office, Dunn County Commissioner, and Dunn County Emergency… Read more »