Open House on 2016-2017 Elk Hunting Seasons in South Dakota

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

Pierre, SD -( 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 seasons proposed by the GFP Commission earlier this month.

The meeting will consist of round table discussions on elk research, Custer State Park elk management, 2016 elk aerial survey information, elk recruitment and survival studies, elk population model projections, the elk license drawing process and information on elk damage programs for landowners.

For more information on the elk hunting season proposals, visit

There is also an online presentation regarding elk updates and season recommendations at

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.

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