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Rangeland
Programs

Welcome to Rangeland Programs in South Dakota

South Dakota's rangelands are vital. Discover programs that provide insights and tools for responsible rangeland management, including grazing management, habitat improvement, and conservation practices. Together, we can sustain these open spaces.

USFWS Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

Agency:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Program Website: 

https://www.fws.gov/program/partners-fish-and-wildlife

About the Program: 

Technical and financial assistance with certain grazing management, grassland restoration and wetland restoration projects with wildlife conservation benefits. 

Agency Contacts:

Kurt Forman

kurt_forman@fws.gov

605-697-2500

Conservation Commissions Grant

Agency:

Resource Conservation & Forestry

Program Website: 

https://danr.sd.gov/Conservation/Conservation/GrantsandLoans.aspx

About the Program: 

The Conservative Commission Grant offers program provided cost share assistance to private landowners (through the local conservation districts) to improve the natural resources within the state of South Dakota.

Agency Contacts:

Bill Smith

bill.smith@state.sd.us

605-773-3623

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