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Take a Moment: Fort Pierre National Grassland

District Ranger Dan Svingen, Ft. Pierre National Grassland

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

The January episode of Dakota Life premiers Thursday, January 6 at 8 p.m. CST, 7 p.m. MST on SDPB TV Channel 1.

One of the segments features the nearby Fort Pierre National Grassland. Dan Svingen is district ranger for the U.S. Forest Service. Here, in his own words, he explains why national grasslands exist, how they are used, and what it means for him to live and work in the area.