Glean For Good

Jun 23, 2020

It started with a small garden at an acreage near Garretson in southeast South Dakota. A doctor and her family have gradually created a sustainable lifestyle, living off the land, and sharing that lifestyle with others. 


100th Meridian Project: Part 3

May 13, 2020

In The Moment … May 13, 2020 Show 816 Hour 1

Climate change is challenging farming in the Great Plains with heavier but less frequent rains. In today's Change at the Climate Divide story, for a Harvest Public Media project, Amy Mayer visits the Kansas prairie, where researchers are looking for clues to make agriculture more sustainable.

BHSU And Environmental Awareness

Jan 6, 2020
Laurel Simpson

In The Moment ... January 6, 2020 Show 727 Hour 2 The South Dakota Hall of Fame will be recognizing individuals and organizations that exemplify excellence with an Acts of Excellence celebration. The event is today from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. inside the Joy Center at Black Hills State University in Spearfish. This year, Black Hills State University is itself one of the honorees for having made environmental awareness a priority.

Downtown Rapid City Green Space Wins Award

Dec 7, 2015
Ken Steinken / Trinity Eco Prayer Park

A small park in Downtown Rapid City has won the town’s 2015 Sustainability Award.

 The solar powered Trinity Eco Prayer Park collects and cleans storm water runoff before it enters Rapid Creek while providing a bit of green landscape in the middle of downtown.

Thunder Valley Breaking The Mold To Break Ground

Jun 17, 2015

A new community is breaking ground on Pine Ridge on Monday.

Officials with the Thunder Valley Community say they are also breaking the mold for the way housing is developed in Indian Country.    

Nick Tilsen, an Oglala Lakota, is the Executive Director of Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation.  He says the project aims to not only address the critical housing shortage, but also to build economic development and a sustainable healthy community  on Pine Ridge.