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Brace for Bills!

Howdy, South Dakota wildlife heroes! The 99th Legislative Session is upon us, and with it comes a tidal wave of legislation impacting our state's wildlife and natural resources. This year, we're expecting a whopping 600 bills before the dust settles on January 31st –...

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South Dakota Wildlife Federation, Calls on South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission to pause the waterfowl proposal to gather additional data on resident waterfowl hunting statistics.

Pierre, S.D. April 12, 2023. Opening the door to additional nonresident waterfowl hunters would see a further erosion of South Dakota resident waterfowl hunting opportunity and access. South Dakota Wildlife Federation requests that the Game Fish and Parks Commission...

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SDWF Week 8 Update

There are 4 days left in the regular run of the 98th legislative session. Tax relief and in what form that will take will be the big issue of the week. Reduction in food tax, general sales tax, or tax relief for homeowners appear to be the options. Looking at it today...

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