Accomplishments

Annual Report

RC&F activities are summarized by fiscal year. Click here to access reports from previous fiscal years.

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Mountain Pine Beetle Suppression 2010-2015

A summary of suppression efforts and the trend of tree mortality from mountain pine beetles in the Black Hills.

County Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative

Results of a 2013, $2 million state appropriation to Black Hills area counties to suppress mountain pine beetles in the Black Hills.

Forest Health Program Highlights

A summary of RC&F activities to protect forest health in South Dakota from 2010-2014.

Natural Resources Conservation

Program highlights and accomplishments of the State's Conservation Districts from 2010-2014 using grants from the Coordinated Natural Resources Conservation Fund as approved by the State Conservation Commission. 

Forest Stewardship Program

This USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry Program is administered in South Dakota by RC&F.

The program is the primary source of funding for RC&F forestry and agroforestry technical assistance.

This fact sheet highlights accomplishments from 2010-2014.

Today's Forest

Accomplishments of the Today's Forest landowner education program. 

South Dakota Urban and Community Forestry

This USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry Program is administered in South Dakota by RC&F. A program overview and accomplishments for 2010-2014 are provided. 

Urban Forestry Inventory & Assessment

Results of a community forest inventory are presented.

Forest Inventory Program

Results of forest inventories in native forests, woodlands, windbreaks, and communities are presented.

Forest Legacy

Forest Legacy Program fund contributed to the purchase of Good Earth State Park at Blood Run near Sioux Falls. 

Thinning and Agroforestry Projects

The Resource Conservation and Forestry Division helps the NRCS deliver EQIP forestry and agroforestry practices in South Dakota.

Windbreak Condition Project

Remote sensing is being used to evaluate the condition of South Dakota windbreaks.