User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


28° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Pheasants Forever Leaders Hunt In Pierre

December 14, 2012, 10:00 PM by Erich Schaffhauser

Pheasants Forever Leaders Hunt In Pierre
PIERRE, SD -

Pheasant hunting season brings a lot of visitors and money to the state and a national group working to keep the birds thriving met in Pierre this week.

"I think it comes down to partnerships. We recognize that we can't do this ourselves," Pheasants Forever president Howard Vincent said.

Leaders of the conservation group Pheasants Forever joined conservation officials from multiple states. Through presentations and discussions, they touched on habitat for the birds disappearing whether that’s due to less CRP or fewer shelter belts.

"As agriculture intensifies and land values sky rocket, we need to find a place for wildlife, a place for wildlife conservation," Pheasants Forever vice president Dave Nomsen said.

The economic impact is one reason the group says states need a wildlife habitat. The hunting season brings millions of dollars into South Dakota.

Both Vincent and Nomsen say they don't want to be seen as competition to farmers as they work to get more conservation land for wildlife.

"Pheasants and farmers are hand in hand. We can work with farmers. When we're doing good habitat projects those farmers and landowners are benefiting," Nomsen said.

Nomsen and Vincent argue there are a lot of opportunities for farmers to work a bulk of their land but leave small, less productive portions for wildlife. They want to see partnerships formed with a variety of people ranging from local landowners to the federal government.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

One Person Dead After Three-Vehicle Crash Near Brookings

11/15/2014 1:20 PM

One person is dead and three others injured in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 south of Brookings.

Full Story
Name Of Person Who Died In Deadly Crash Released

11/16/2014 1:35 PM

Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a crash on Interstate 29 near Brookings on Saturday.

Full Story
New Charges Filed Against Faith Rasmussen

11/19/2014 4:59 PM

She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.

Full Story
SF Teen Surprised By Garth Brooks

11/19/2014 2:17 PM

A legendary country music star gives support to a Sioux Falls family while their teenage daughter was in a Minneapolis hospital last week.

Full Story
Deuel County Teen Reported Missing

11/21/2014 7:49 AM

Brookings County Sheriff's Office said 17-year-old Lesly Meraz-Escareno has been missing since Monday.

Full Story


Events