Conservation & Forestry | South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Conservation & Forestry


Soil Water Forest

From the soil in our fields to the water in our lakes, ponds and rivers to the beauty of our forests — it is vitally important to conserve, protect, improve and develop the natural resources of South Dakota.

In particular, South Dakota's forest and forest industry includes:

  • 573 million trees in forestland
  • 1.95 million acres of forestland
  • 17 wood/paper manufacturing facilities
  • 3,471 jobs

We have many office locations.

Conservation & Forestry Links

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