On June 3-5, Fort Sisseton will host its historical festival. The annual event expects a large turnout; previous years have brought in more than 15,000 visitors.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) statistics reveal 150,037 pheasant hunters spent over $170.1 million dollars in the state in 2015.
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators has named Bryce McVicker the 2016 Brook Brown Boating Officer of the Year. McVicker is a conservation officer for the South…..
The Farm Service Agency in Washington D.C. has released its statewide summary of acres accepted as part of USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 49th general sign-up in South Dakota.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission has proposed 400 resident and 32 more nonresident antlerless whitetail deer hunting licenses for the 2016 Black Hills deer hunting season.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed a change to the utilization of free antlerless deer licenses available to landowners.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission has proposed an increase in the number of East River deer hunting licenses for 2016.
A proposal from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission would open more of the state for deer hunters to harvest antlerless whitetail deer during the archery season.
A non-profit group of over 200 members recently donated $50,000 to improving water quality and fish habitat in the Black Hills.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission has proposed the 2016 West River deer hunting season.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard invites families to camp out on the capitol lawn as part of the state’s first Capital Campout.
With spring in full swing, bison calving season is kicking off in Custer State Park. The first calf of the year was born April 4.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) announced today that Katie Ceroll will serve as division director of parks and recreation beginning April 4.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host an open house meeting on March 24, 2016, from 6-9 p.m. MDT at the Outdoor Campus in Rapid City to discuss the 2016 and 2017 elk hunting…..
The South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation recently launched a new website. The improved site features current projects, the latest foundation news and an online giving option.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed the 2016 early goose hunting season with two changes from 2015; changing the start date of the season from Sept. 1 to the first Saturday…..
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Department proposed to lower the muzzle velocity for airguns from 1,000 to 600 feet per second while hunting cottontail rabbits, red squirrels…..
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed the use of trail cameras and portable hunting blinds on public lands at their March meeting.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission finalized two waterfowl hunting seasons. Both the duck and goose seasons were finalized with no proposed changes from 2015.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed several elk hunting seasons for 2016 and 2017 on Thursday.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed the 2016 and 2017 archery and firearms elk seasons Thursday at their March meeting.
Additional elk hunting opportunities will be available to hunters in the Black Hills and Custer State Park in the fall of 2016.
South Dakota State Parks Director Doug Hofer announced today that applications are being accepted for grants from the Recreation Trails Program (RTP).
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Feb. 22-27, 2016, as Bald Eagle Awareness Week in South Dakota.
The rural areas of South Dakota have a lot to offer both residents and visitors from other states and around the world. We enjoy clean air, plentiful water sources and a quality of living envied…..
HB 1129 will allow for individuals with an enhanced South Dakota carry permit to carry concealed in courthouses and the Capitol…
Pheasants Forever and partners in South Dakota are hosting five Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up informational meetings for landowners in the coming week of the sign-up period.
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) workshops are underway across the state; hosted by Pheasants Forever habitat advisors for landowners interested in enrolling land into the program.
Recently, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission elected new officers for the chair and vice-chair positions.
South Dakota’s growing firearms cluster offers opportunities for collaboration and industry connections that you just don’t find in other states.
Pheasants Forever and its local chapters have been awarded five habitat grants during the initial funding phase of the recently established South Dakota Conservation Fund (SDCF).
It’s really a no-brainer, doing business & owning a firearm business in South Dakota, We have an unbeatable quality of life here. If you live for the outdoors, this is the place for you…
South Dakota Pheasants Forever is hosting their annual State Meeting on January 22 & 23, 2016 at the Ramada Inn Hotel & Conference Center in Mitchell, SD.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission adopted a proposal at their December meeting that would provide a terminally ill South Dakota resident the opportunity to hunt big game.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed no changes for the 2016 bighorn sheep season, and will operate under the same structure as the 2015 season.
The South Dakota Mountain Lion Hunting harvest limit is set at 60 total lions or 40 female lions; whichever comes first…
Evan Meyer, an eight-year veteran conservation officer with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) was awarded the Shikar Safari Wildlife Conservation Officer of the Year…..
Pheasants Forever has hired Nolan Benzing as the organization’s newest Farm Bill biologist in Winner, South Dakota.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has released their annual pheasant brood survey & the results show a 42 % increase in the statewide pheasants-per-mile index…
After the Bat Festival presentation, “bat-detectors” will be used to listen to bats flying overhead in Game Lodge Campground…