The intent of this publication is to serve as a general guide to South Dakota landowners who are considering or who have allowed energy or other industrial development on their property and includes guidance on avoidance, pre-contract negotiations, and post-disturbance restoration or reclamation. Guidance includes common native species suggestions that are generally suitable for most areas of South Dakota. Local adjustments to common native species may be necessary. Landowners should seek additional guidance on specific varieties of plants from local rangeland, habitat, or restoration professionals.
Best Management Practices Guide for Restoration of Native Grasslands and Sensitive Sites Resulting from Energy or Industrial Development
May 26, 2022
The West River Field School will focus on the diverse nature of agriculture in western South Dakota and provide attendees with an opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment with SDSU Extension specialists.
May 25, 2022
Pete Bauman, SDSU Extension Natural Resources and Wildlife Field Specialist, received the Wildlife Professional of the Year award from the South Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society at its annual meeting held March 3, 2022.
Storm debris in pastures and forage-producing fields can pose a significant health risks to livestock. Learns some expert tips for mitigating risks and protecting your animals.