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GFP news provides the media and our customers with current news and events happening within the agency.

If you are a member of the media and need additional information on any of the below articles or other topics related to our agency, please contact Emily Kiel, agency communications director, at 605.773.3904.

Date Recent News
August 27
  • 2015 Pheasant Brood Survey Indicates Pheasant Numbers are up 42 Percent
August 24
  • Reports from the Field on the 2015 August Management Take Season
  • South Dakota Wildlife Action Plan Approved
  • Tree Stands Allowed on Public Land August 25
August 20
  • Zebra Mussels Discovered in Lewis and Clark Lake; Boats to be Inspected
August 20
  • South Dakota Drought Plan Public Survey
August 19
  • South Dakota Salmon Record Broken
August 17
  • State Parks Offer Weekend Programs
August 12
  • GFP Asks Anglers to Report Tagged Salmon on Lake Oahe
August 10
  • 10th Annual Bat Festival to be Held at Custer State Park
  • South Dakota State Parks Celebrate Summer
August 7
  • GFP Commission Finalizes South Dakota Duck and Goose Hunting Seasons
  • GFP Commission Removes the Bald Eagle from the State Threatened Species List
  • GFP Commission Proposes Expansion of the East River Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Season
  • GFP Commission Proposes Mountain Lion Hunting Season for 2016-2017
  • GFP Commission Proposes Fish Length Limit Changes on Several South Dakota Waters
  • Changes Proposed for the Paddlefish Snagging and Archery Seasons
August 3
  • Adams Homestead to Host Annual Celebration
  • State Parks Hosts Diverse Events

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