South Dakota’s Elk Management Plan Still Available for Review

Deadline to Comment Extended

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South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks

Pierre, SD -(Ammoland.com)- Earlier this month, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Division of Wildlife released the draft five-year elk management plan with a request for comments to be submitted by Jan. 5, 2015, however, that deadline has now been extended to Feb. 6, 2015.

“This comprehensive plan is important to many hunters and ranchers and we want to ensure that everyone interested in it has ample opportunity to comment on the future of elk management in South Dakota,” state Tom Kirschenmann, GFP chief of terrestrial resources.

The draft management plan can be found online at: http://gfp.sd.gov/hunting/big-game/elk/default.aspx.

Written comments on the draft plan can be sent to 523 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, S.D. 57501, or emailed to [email protected] Comments must be received by Feb. 6, 2015, and include your full name and city of residence.

About The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP)

The purpose of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is to perpetuate, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance South Dakota’s wildlife resources, parks, and outdoor recreational opportunities for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the people of this state and its visitors, and to give the highest priority to the welfare of this state’s wildlife and parks, and their environment, in planning and decisions.