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PAGE 6 THE PRESS MARCH 2.013 BISMARCK, N.D. -- In an effort to help keep cit- dated. The service also allows users to create a profil izens informed, the North Dakota Department of in which they can create and change their preferences Transportation (NDDOT) announced the launch of at any time. To get started, simply go to the NDDOT two new communication tools, a smartphone app and websit at and click on the red envelope at email or text message service to disseminate infor- the top of the page. • q matlon to the public• The new smartphone appfication "Offering these services is another way we can enables access to NDDOT's Travel Information Map keep the public informed," says Grant Levi, NDDOT from a smartphone or smart device such as an iPad, : Interim Director. "With so many people using smarts providing an overview of road conditions within phones and accessing information in a quick and effi- North Dakota. Advanced options allow users to cient manner, these programs will streamline add/remove map layers, save favorites, view' cameras, communication, and more importantly, er ance corn- search by keyword and select common routes. The app can be easily accessed and installed on a smart- phone directly from the NDDOT's website ( The new email or text message service called Gov- Delivery, enables citizens to subscribe to a number of NDDOT topics, including road conditions, job open- ings, state fleet vehicle auctions, public events and more. Subscribers will receive notifications through email or text message when the information is up- munication with our residents, businesses owners, vis- itors and other stakeholders." NDDOT is the first state agency to launch a smart- phone app and during the recent snow storm in Feb- ruary approximately 33,600 smartphones accessed the Travel Information Map and 3,000 subscribers have signed up to receive GovDe!ivery email notices. To learn more about the smartphone app and Gov- Delivery go to The new emafl or text service called GovD liveryi enables citizens to toa number of ND- DOT topics, including" road condltlon , job. openingsZ_ state fleet auctions, pubhc events and mor " BISMARCK, N.D. North Dakota received a national honor of Excellence in Donor Designa- tion for its achievement in increas- • ing the number of registered organ, eye and tissue donors who save and heal lives. North Dakota has one of the highest rates for organ and tissue donation in the countvj with about 10 percent of drivers taking part in the program com- pared with 43 percent nationally. Susan Mau Larson, Director of Public Affairs for LifeSource, pre- sented the Department with a sil- ver medal from Donate LifeAmer- ica. Larson praised Department fox their role in reaching this level and says North Dakota has one of the highest donor registries in the country. "Citizens of North Dakota have a strong commitment to,sav- ing lives and I know we can con- tinue to grow the number of donors across the state." The NDDOT has a strong com- mitment in supporting the right of the state's citizens to make a per- sonal decision about donation. NDDOT partners with LifeSource, the non-profit organization dedi- cated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation in the state; to provide education at all driver li- censin offices. North Dakotans have made the generous decision to save and heal lives by registering as organ, eye and tissue donors. Citizens in the state can register as a donor on their driver's license or state ID card, or online at www.Do- Above: Ninth Grade Health Class at Park River High School Heart Savers CPR Class with Dan Young, • Photo: Submitted that was recently put through By Nancy Larson AED(Automated External De- EMTs do once the3( come on PARK RIVER, N.D. fibrillator) and proper tech- site of an accident• This infor- Each year during the 9th Grade nique for helping a choking mation helps in the area of ca- Health Class at Park River victim• reef development in the event High School the students are Each student has hands on that any of the students would put through a Heart Savers practice and are put through be interested in the Health CPR Class. The class that is multiple two minute drills of field• pictured above was the 1st Se- breaths and chest compres- It is always a great experi- mester" Health Class. Dan sions. This all6ws the student Young out of First Care Health to experience the importance ence and I appreciate that Dan Center teaches the students of knowing CPR in the event takes time out of his day to basic information regarding that they come across an acci- spend time with our local CPR training. The students are dent. It is also a great way to youth to teach a valuable skill. taught how to give proper connect the sttldents with our Editor's Note." Lardon is the breaths, correct hand place, local hospital. Familv and Cbnsumer Sci- ment on the chest, length of Dan Young also gives some ences instructor at Park River chest compressions, use of the information regarding what the Schools. + spe¢ 9 BISMARCK, N.D. The North Dakota Natural Logan and Mclntosh, particularly with tracts of CRP opportunity through EQIP is a prime example of con-- plication. Applications submitted by March 15, 2013, Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering a that will have expired by 2014. servation innovation." will be considered for funding. special Environmental Quality Incentives Program "Due to the overwhelming conservation success of " .Practices eligible for EQIP funding ine de •fenee .... Part]clpatmg ....... ' producers ........ are ........... also eligible •for enroll- (EQIP) opportunity for producers in central and east- CRP, we are excited to offer this unique opportunity installation (cross and border), water infi-astructure de- ment in a separate program for grassland conserva- em North Dakota. NRCS will provide cost share as- through our EQIP program," stated NRCS State Con- velopment (wells, springs, wetland restoration, stock tion carbon credits administered by Ducks Unlimited• sistance on eligible practices that will improve grazing servationist Mary Podoll. "As NRCS continues to tank construction, etc.), prescribed grazing and sev- land opportunities on expired Conservation Reserve work with partners,and landowners in pursuing soil eral other practices that will enhance grazing oppor- Producers could expect payments of $30 an acre or Program (CRP) acres and other grasslands to the north health and enhancing grazing opportunities for live- tunities, more, in addition to payment for a long-term grass- and east of the Missouri River in North Dakota. Pref- stock producers, developing innovative conservation Interested producers are encouraged to visit their land conservation easement. Interested producers erence is given to producers in the counties of opportunities is paramount to us reaching our soil local NRCS service center for a full list of eligible should contact Randal Dell, 701•355.3593 or at McLean, Sheridan, Burleigh, Stutsman, Emmons, health goals and to enhancing grazing lands. 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