Jeff Edmonds, with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry, presents to Russian delegates Wednesday morning at Northwest Technical College. Edmonds was among five state and federal employees who took part in a forestry roundtable with the delegates. The delegates included, clockwise from bottom left, Yekaterina Kochneva, Olga Boronakhina, Kseniya Nagornova, Stanislav Lebedev and, not pictured, Nataliya Verkorubova. At bottom right is interpreter Yurey Skripnikov. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Russian delegates meet with local forestry professionals
BEMIDJI – Forest practices here are similar to those in Russia, despite nearly 1,000 miles separating the two regions, experts learned Thursday in Bemidji.
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