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 forestry industry includes:
- 511 million trees in forestland
- 1.7 million acres of forestland
- 18 wood/paper manufacturing facilities
- 3,548 jobs
Simply click a link on the drop-down menu to learn more about Conservation & Forestry in South Dakota.