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South Dakota

Provides selected South Dakota resources from agencies and organizations with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Spotlights

  • GFP Commission Adjusts Aquatic Invasive Species and Containment Waters Lists, Fish Importation Rules

    • Oct 9, 2019
    • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.

    • With the discovery of zebra mussels in Lake Sharpe and the high probability of the mussels being present in Lake Francis Case, the Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission added those reservoirs to the list of designated containment waters for aquatic invasive species (AIS) management. The commission also added spiny waterflea, round goby, and white perch to the AIS list in South Dakota. In addition, the commission simplified fish importation rules by allowing for a single importation permit from an out-of-state source to be valid for a year from the importer's last inspection and to list which fish species need to be tested for specific disease-causing pathogens, as part of the importation process.

  • Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in South Dakota

    • May 9, 2018
    • 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 Least Wanted - News and Updates

    • 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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