"It is my understanding that the
project is designed to work with Conservation Districts and Ducks Unlimited to provide
funding for waterfowl habitat development in South Dakota. We support your idea and are
willing to provide technical support and site by site project review."
George Vandel, Former Wildlife Division
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
"The South Dakota Association of
Conservation Districts supports the efforts to develop wetlands for livestock and wildlife
use on private land."
Angela Ehlers, Executive
South Dakota Association of Conservation Districts
Pierre, South Dakota
"In working with the Fish and
Wildlife Service, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe can truly say that it has been a
pleasure. This partnership . . . has proven itself to be very good for all parties
involved. It is our sincere hope that the tribe and Fish and Wildlife may continue in this
outstanding relationship for many years to come."
Gregg J. Bourland, Former Tribal
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, South Dakota
". . . Much of the water is
shallow, belly deep to a horse. You simply have got to have water to have good grazing
management. This (Partners for Wildlife) is a good program. Wildlife definitely have
benefitted from the addition of the ponds."
Brad Bolton, Rancher
Tripp County, South Dakota