Using science to guide our work, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 84,000 acres of prairies, rivers, lakes and wetlands in South Dakota.
Focused on Grasslands
Meet Julianna Gehant, The Nature Conservancy in South Dakota's New Conservation Easement Technician.
See our Natural Events Calendar for a monthly snapshot of the plants and wildlife found at Conservancy preserves across South Dakota.
With native wildlife species such as bison, bighorn sheep, black-footed ferrets and swift fox, Conata Basin is one of the most complete Great Plains ecosystems in the U.S.
Join us in protecting our land, our water and our future.
We're working with partners in South Dakota’s Conata Basin to save one of North America's most endangered mammals.
See what photographer Michael Forsberg captured on camera while traveling the Great Plains to document what remains of this once-vast ecosystem.