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Lake Andes Wetland Management District is in the southern portion of the Prairie Pothole Region. The 104,242-acre Wetland Management District was established in 1958 and protects 18,782 acres of habitat in waterfowl productions areas. The waterfowl production areas are public lands open to hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and other forms of wildlife-dependent recreation. In addition, the district protects an additional 80,000 acres of habitat through easements that prevent loss of wetlands and grasslands on private land. 


At the Lake Andes Wetland Management District the following activities can be enjoyed: 

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Lake Andes Wetland Management District
C/O Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge218 White Swan Dr.Lake Andes,SD57367-6839
Office Hours
The HQ office in Pickstown is open to the public Monday-Friday. The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge office is closed on all national holidays.
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.