South Dakota

Prairie Pothole Wetlands Imperiled by Their Protectors

Prairie Pothole Wetlands Imperiled by Their Protectors Four-State Evaluations Decry Faulty Wetland Calls, Mapping, Reviews and Training Washington, DC — The federal program to protect one of the most important wetland regions in the world, home to more than half of...

AERIAL GUNNING BATTLE SHIFTS TO SOUTH DAKOTA

Washington, DC — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is reconsidering using airplanes to hunt coyotes in light of its most recent accident. A national coalition of conservation organizations is petitioning the state to end the practice of sending its...

FEDERAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM SURMOUNTS LOCAL OPPOSITION

Washington, DC — A South Dakota farmer has won the right to plant federally-subsidized stream buffers on his own land, according to a court order posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The state Circuit Court in Douglas County ruled...