Private Lands Day was hosted in Aberdeen, SD October 4-6th, 2011. It was a very successful event, with presentations given by private lands biologists and their state, nongovernmental, tribal, and private landowner partners. Eight of nine Service regions were represented along with over 25 states.
The volume of work
accomplished and the scope of Partners for Fish and Wildlife biologists'
initiative in addressing Federal Trust Species habitat opportunities
are illustrated in this website.
The Partners Program
works with private landowners across the region to control and eradicate
invasive species in native grasslands, riparian areas, and streams.
for Fish and Wildlife Work with Imperiled Native Fish
The major goal
of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife's work with imperiled native
fish is to sustain native fish populations through habitat restoration
using methods that are fully compatible with traditional rural lifestyles
and profitable agriculture.
A sample township
(36 square miles) illustrates an integrated habitat restoration
approach to restoring wildlife habitat. Habitat restoration
options include private land agreements, easements, and acquisitions.
All are important to appeal to different landowners and to amplify