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Spotlights

  • South Dakota Department of Agriculture.
    The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has confirmed that an infestation of emerald ash borer (EAB) has been discovered in northern Sioux Falls. This is the first confirmed infestation in South Dakota. Emerald ash borer is an invasive insect that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in at least 32 states. On May 9, 2018, Secretary Mike Jaspers implemented an Emergency Plant Pest Quarantine in order to prevent or reduce the spread of the EAB. This emergency quarantine is effective immediately. For more information, see the Emerald Ash Borer in South Dakota website.
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.
    The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission recently finalized new aquatic invasive species (AIS) rules and modifications to the existing rules in an effort to target the most likely ways that these species are moved from water body to water body.
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.

    Find news and updates relating to aquatic invasive species in South Dakota. Developed and managed by the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

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Selected Resources

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Federal Government

USDA. Forest Service.
There are 21 major species of noxious weeds (invasive) on the Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. 

State and Local Government

South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Conservation and Forestry.
Forest health management in South Dakota encompasses a wide array of growing conditions, management practices and host species.
South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Services Programs.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.
South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Services Programs.
South Dakota Department of Health.