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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 at 605.773.3904.

Date Recent News
June 24
  • Palisades State Park Traffic Detour for Today Only
June 23
  • Aquatic Invasive Species Checks Increase
  • Sharpe and Francis Case Waleye Length Restrictions
June 21
  • Importance of Boating Safety this Summer
June 20
  • Life Jacket Loaner Program Available this Summer
  • Fourth Wall Films Searching for Actors in Good Earth State Park Film
  • Now Is the Time to Sign Up For a South Dakota HuntSAFE Class
  • GFP Offers Wide Range of Activities This Weekend
June 14
  • Capitol Campout and Outdoor University a Big Success
  • Lake Alvin Re-Opened for Swimming
June 13
  • Prairie Dog Control Programs Available
  • Outdoor Activities for Kids This Weekend
June 7
  • GFP to Host Outdoor University on Capitol Grounds in Pierre
  • 2016 Fort Sisseton Festival Sees New Crowds at Historic Event
June 6
  • Archery Deer Season Allows for More Antlerless Deer Harvest
  • More Black Hills Deer Hunting Licenses Available
  • East River, Muzzleloader and National Refuge Deer Hunting Seasons Finalized
  • West River Deer Hunting Season Finalized
  • Changes to Antlerless Deer Licenses for Landowners
  • 2016 Fall Turkey Hunting Season Proposed
  • Sage Grouse Hunting Season Proposed; First Time Since 2012
  • Changes to State Parks Rules Proposed
  • State Park Events Scheduled for June 10-11
June 3
  • Lake Alvin Closed to Swimming Until Further Notice
June 2
  • Zebra Mussels Discovered in McCook Lake
June 1
  • Gov. Daugaard Proclaims June as "Great Outdoors Month"
  • Labor Day Camping Reservations in State Park Open Soon
  • State Parks Host Hikes, Events on National Trails Day

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