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Centennial Decade Trees Commission Records: Sought to plant over 100 million trees in North Dakota; formed as part of the North Dakota Centennial celebration in 1989

Civilian Conservation Corps (Turtle River State Park, North Dakota) Records: Material related to the construction of the park, located in Grand Forks County

Garrison Diversion Unit Commission Records: August-December 1984; Appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to review the controversy surrounding the Initial Stage of the Garrison Diversion Unit

Eliot Glassheim Papers: 1938-; Editor of Voices from the Flood: An Oral History of the 1997 Flood of the Red River of the North. The first addition to the collection contains transcripts of interviews from this book

David C. Harrison Papers: Consultant concerned with water policy and the Red River Valley of the North, 1980-present

Grand Forks Chapter of the North Dakota Audubon Society Records: Initiated in 1970

Frances Kannowksi Papers: 1896-2004; Superintendent of Parks in Grand Forks, 1933-1953. First women in the United States to be named Superintendent of Parks

Max B. Kannowski Papers: 1893-1933; Superintendent of Parks in Grand Forks, 1921-1933

Nature Conservancy of the Dakotas Records: 1988-2000; non-profit organization founded in 1946 to preserve endangered ecological areas. The group protects nearly 100,000 acres in North and South Dakota

Lloyd Nygard Papers: 1915-2001; Farmer from Minot who was concerned with flood control issues in the Souris River Valley. Instrumental in the founding of Citizens United to Save the Valleys, which fought the plans of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build the Burlington Dam

The Prairie Naturalist Records: Journal founded in 1968 regarding the natural history and environment of North Dakota and the Great Plains. Published by the UND’s Institute for Ecological Studies on behalf of the North Dakota Natural Science Society

Fred Schneider Papers: Over 170 photographs of the 1997 Red River Valley Flood

Surface Weather Observations (Grand Forks): Weather data for Grand Forks, recorded at the Grand Forks Airport. 1946-1987

Grant Trenbeath Papers: 1916-1989; North Dakota State Senator (1957-1970), who was concerned with flood control in the Pembina River Basin

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park Collection: Material related to the establishment of the Park, located near Medora, North Dakota

Elmer Worthington Papers: 1910-1990; Member of the United States Soil Conservation Service who wrote a number of articles regarding the natural history of North Dakota

1997 Red River Valley Flood

Last Update: 18 October 2011

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