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Game, Fish and Parks announces 2023 small grants program

South Dakota Game Fish and Parks

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has announced $20,000 in funding for the 2023 Small Grants Program.

Grants will be awarded for projects focused on education and outreach of wildlife.

The Wildlife Diversity Small Grants have funded education and research focused on wildlife in South Dakota since 1997, according to a press release from Game, Fish and Parks.

Past grants include spider surveys in the Fort Pierre National Grasslands and assessing the risk of plague in black-footed ferrets.

Grant proposals are due to Game, Fish and Parks by Feb. 24. You can find details on how to do that on the Game, Fish and Parks website.

Evan Walton is an SDPB reporter based in Sioux Falls. Evan holds a Master’s in English Literature from Southern New Hampshire University and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 2015, where he served for five years as an infantryman.