Date: 9/15/20 1:23 pm
From: Nancy Hilding <nhilshat...> [sd-birds] <sd-birds-noreply...>
Subject: [sd-birds] Due today Sept 15th - "scoping" comments on SD Game, Fish & Parks starting to review it's greater sage grouse management Plan
Nancy Hilding
Prairie Hills Audubon Society

To sd-birds and NHBC list serves.
Sage-grouse Management Plan Revision “scoping" comments due today:

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is beginning the process to revise the SD greater sage-grouse management plan. GFP appreciates the input from landowners, producers, and members of the public on past revisions, and are again soliciting your input on this revision. This is the beginning of process, another comment opportunity later on when they have a draft plan is likely,

Actual link to current Plan: <>

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SD Game, Fish & Parks was unable to hold in-person public meetings to solicit input on the plan. In an effort to provide an enhanced level of public involvement, they held a virtual public meeting using the online platform Zoom at 7 p.m. MT on August 20.
Meeting Agenda <>
Zoom Meeting Recording <>

Actual link to zoom cloud recording: <>
Password: m?h61oSf

Please email your feedback on the Plan Revision to

<sagegrouseplan...> <mailto:<sagegrouseplan...> or send hard copy comments to: GFP, 895 3rd St. SW, Huron, SD, 57384 by September 15.

Staff person in charge of this is Travis Runia. - "<Travis.Runia...>" <Travis.Runia...>

Link to a list of Management plans of SDGFP - you can download each of them at <>
The list of managementn plans includes "All Bird Conservation Management Plan", and management plans for bald eagle, bats, Canada goose, least tern and piping plover, pheasant, prairie grouse, wild turkey and greater sage grouse.

Here is a link to a Prairie Hills Audubon Zoom meeting we had on the Greater Sage Grouse in March:

MARCH 31st
Topic: Fight to Save the Greater Sage Grouse -
Speaker: Erik Molvar, Western Watersheds Project was the speaker

Link to recording of the meeting on Sage Grouse (already happened) <>

Nancy Hilding
6300 West Elm, Black Hawk, SD 57718
Prairie Hills Audubon Society
P.O. Box 788, Black Hawk, SD 57718
605-787-6779, does not have voice mail
605-787-6466, has voice mail
605-787-2806, cell (new #)
Skype phone & name -605-787-1248, nancy.hilding

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