Wildlife

What agencies provide conservation programs to protect wildlife in SD? What are the conservation practices these agencies implement?

DENR, SDDA, NRCS, and FSA work to restore and maintain riparian buffers.

SDDA, DENR, and FSA renovate shelterbelts.

SDDA, NRCS, USFWS, GFP, and DENR install grazing management systems.

SDDA, NRCS, USFWS, and GFP create and restore wetland and associated upland areas.

NRCS and FSA assist in conversion of cropland acres to perennial vegetative cover, when appropriate.