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January 17, 2014
South Dakota GFP Commission eyes refuge changes
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commissioners are looking at changing two of the state's game refuges to waterfowl refuges. The plan they're studying would also eliminate three waterfowl refuges. One change would reclassify Reid Lake State Game Refuge as...
January 17, 2014 - 8:07am
January 11, 2014
LETTER: What about sportsmen in habitat work group?
To the Editor: I believe a closer look is warranted by all sportsmen (resident and nonresident alike) at the current course of the “South Dakota Pheasant Habitat Summit.” The Governor’s Office of the State of South Dakota has issued “marketing material” around...
January 11, 2014 - 8:01pm
Pheasant Summit participants will get survey
FORT PIERRE — A state Game, Fish and Parks Department official said Friday that hosting the governor’s pheasant summit last month cost about $13,000 and the GF&P’s piece will be about $4,000. Those costs were in addition to the time worked by about 50 GF&P employees, according...
January 11, 2014 - 10:43am
December 13, 2013
LETTER: Don’t blame farmers for pheasant shortage
To the Editor: I read your articles on the reasons for no baby pheasants this year. But they missed a very important item: the very dry spring weather. There was no rain and no morning dew. So, there was no way for the baby pheasants that did hatch to survive without water. My...
December 13, 2013 - 10:24pm
December 12, 2013
Western governors show wildlife maps
By Scott Sonner RENO, Nev. (AP) — Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage...
December 12, 2013 - 6:45am
December 11, 2013
Study says US can’t keep up with loss of its wetlands
By The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Over a four-year span, the United States lost more than 360,000 acres of freshwater and saltwater wetlands...
December 11, 2013 - 10:53pm
December 5, 2013
Summit aims to get farmers, hunters both on side of pheasants
HURON — Nathan Sanderson does not see Friday’s Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Summit as a battleground between landowners and hunters. Instead, he believes it will be a place to find common ground to help keep the state’s pheasant population thriving with help from both groups....
December 5, 2013 - 9:40pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at...
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm
November 13, 2013
Prairies vanish in the push for green energy
SD farmer won’t apologize for planting decision.
November 13, 2013 - 6:36am
November 4, 2013
River otter habitat studied in south central SD
PIERRE (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department is conducting an experiment to evaluate river otter habitat in south ccentral South Dakota by releasing a few otters in the area. The river otter is listed by the state as a threatened species. Wildlife officials have...
November 4, 2013 - 9:25pm
October 30, 2013
Crop insurance vs. pheasants: Critics say subsidized program encourages planting on risky land
By Alan Bjerga Bloomberg News The hunters tramp through neck-high prairie grass with a pair of golden retrievers named Moe and Buck, flushing...
October 30, 2013 - 6:41pm
October 18, 2013
Nesting habitat seen as key in pheasant numbers
By South Dakota State University BROOKINGS — With record low pheasant numbers, hunters are looking at a tough season, but South Dakota State...
October 18, 2013 - 8:06pm
October 15, 2013
OUR VIEW: Pheasant summit needed to help ensure long-term health of industry
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is jumping headlong into the state’s pheasant debate, and we can’t help but wonder the reaction it will generate. Will...
October 15, 2013 - 10:40pm
As feared, early pheasant reports are down
Pheasant numbers indeed seem to be down. That’s what South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department conservation officers said in interviews...
October 15, 2013 - 10:34pm
SD gov schedules summit on pheasant habitat in Huron
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's governor is inviting people who are impacted by pheasant hunting in the state to talk about its future. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he'll host a Pheasant Habitat Summit on Dec. 6 in Huron to discuss bird habitat and hunting. The summit will provide...
October 15, 2013 - 2:44pm