South Dakota

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Special Events

  • Bird Blitz

    Lands and waters protected by The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
    May 12, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy’s Minnesota-North Dakota-South Dakota chapter is participating in an organization-wide “Birding Challenge.” The goal is to count as many species of birds as possible in one day on lands and waters protected by the Conservan... Learn more

  • The Western South Dakota Annual Celebration

    The Journey Museum
    October 06, 2017

    Join us at the Journey Museum for our annual gathering to learn about current and upcoming projects. We will have live music, a guest speaker, and a slide show presenting some of the great work that your support has made possible this year. Location: The Journey Mus... Learn more

  • Moon Walk: Conserving Cave Resources - Above & Below Ground

    Jewel Cave
    June 10, 2017

    Join the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy on a moonlit hike on private land that lies over Jewel Cave and learn how land use can affect the cave. This hike will also feature stories from cave explorers about their new discoveries deep in Jewel Cave. Loc... Learn more

  • Summer Adopt-a-Creek on Rapid Creek

    Rapid Creek, Rapid City

    August 30, 2017

    Beat the summer heat and help keep our creeks healthy right in Rapid City! We will be cleaning up trash and debris from the unique wetland areas of Rapid Creek between Canyon Lake Drive and the West Main Bridge. This event is co-hosted by Rapid City’s Young Pro... Learn more

  • Spring Adopt-a-Creek on Rapid Creek

    Rapid Creek, Rapid City
    April 19, 2017

    Learn about freshwater conservation and help keep local waters healthy as we spring clean a unique wetland area of Rapid Creek. This adopted portion is located just behind Baken Park between the Canyon Lake Drive and West Main Bridges. Following the clean-up, join us... Learn more

  • Spring Whitney Work Day & Hike

    Whitney Preserve
    April 29, 2017

    Location: Meet at Bev’s Bunkhouse on Whitney Preserve located at 28075 Cascade Road, Hot Springs, SD 57747. Follow the oak leaf signs from the Preserve’s entrance. Schedule: 8:30 a.m.: Coffee and donuts are on as we meet at Bev’s Bunkhouse on the ... Learn more

  • Fall Whitney Work Day and Hike

    Whitney Preserve
    September 16, 2017

    Join us as we near the end of the work season and tackle a few of our favorite fall projects at Whitney Preserve and help us prepare Bev’s Bunkhouse for the winter.  Projects may include: prepping for tree planting, trail building and maintenance, improvem... Learn more

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