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Wetland Creations in Western South Dakota

Ranching Benefits

Provides additional stock water

Improves grazing distribution

Reduces erosion

grazing cattle photo

Wildlife Benefits

High quality duck production habitat

Migratory habitat for a variety of birds

Promotes prairie conservation

pintail duck photo


Primary Funding Partners
Assisting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Landowners, County Conservation Districts, Ducks Unlimited, the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, the South Dakota Association of Conservation Districts, the North American Wetlands Conservation Council, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


Wetland creation


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