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New South Dakota Program - Public Access To Habitat (PATH)

January 18, 2024 by


Pheasants Forever will accelerate the enrollment of lands in long-term conservation programs while bolstering participation in South Dakota Game Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Walk-In Area (WIA) program. PATH provides an additional sign-up incentive ($25 per acre) for landowners to open quality habitat to public recreation. Click here to consult with a biologist for enrollment opportunties!

» Create Public Access: Annual enrollment of 10,000 acres of NEW WIA contracts

» Maintain Quality Habitat: “Undisturbed” shelterbelts, wetlands, CRP, easements, and grasslands

» Bolster Rural Economies: Direct impact on South Dakota’s economy and rural communities by supporting restaurants, gas stations, hotels, and tourism through outdoor recreation spending

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