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Natural Resources & Conservation

South Dakota is home to many unique land, water and wildlife resources. Our experts and partners offer research-based information through to help people enjoy, preserve and profit from these natural resources.

Upcoming Events

A healthy, growing soybean field. Farmyard in the background.
Oct 21

Sustaining the Legacy @ Rapid City

Join South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and industry professionals for a 2-day Estate Planning and Farm Succession Conference.

Herd of bison grazing rangeland during fall.
Nov 16

Range Beef Cow Symposium

Known for its wide-ranging topics, demonstrations and practical applications, the symposium has been held biennially among the four cooperating states — Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming — since 1969.

A healthy, growing soybean field. Farmyard in the background.
Nov 15

Sustaining the Legacy @ Aberdeen

Join South Dakota State Univeristy (SDSU) Extension and industry professionals for a 2-day Estate Planning and Farm Succession Conference at the Ramkota (1400 8th Ave. NW) in Aberdeen from Nov. 15-16.