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Our Amazing Grasslands, June 2024 – Tanka Fund – Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota

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Buffalo on range in Tanka Fund area

Bringing back the buffalo to Northern Great Plains

“We want to work with our producers to give them the best resources that we can provide and help them find answers to some problems that they might have.”
Arnell Abold


In this seven-minute video, we join Arnell Abold, Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe member and Tanka Fund Business Development Director, and Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Co-Executive Director, as they work with the Tribal producers to give them the best resources that we can provide and help them find answers to some problems that they might have. We can help provide a solution that changes things in a whole other direction for them in a good way, and not only for themselves but also for the buffalo, for the community, for the land.

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition (SDGC) partnered with the organizations listed below to enhance the Grassland Planner with a release of a short video story each month during 2024, promoting healthy soils, grasslands, and ecosystems. Please enjoy the "Our Amazing Grasslands" feature story for June 2024.

The 2024 Grassland Stewardship Communications Project Partners: SDGC, Audubon Dakota, Ducks Unlimited, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, The Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, South Dakota Soil Health Coalition, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and South Dakota State University.
The 2024 Grassland Planner is now available!

For a PDF copy, visit the NRCS Publications webpage.
For a physical copy, contact the NRCS State Office at (605) 352-1200.
Get the Google Calendar version at bit.ly/SDGrasslandCalendar.
 

If you missed previous "Our Amazing Grassland" stories, the links are below:

The 2024 Our Amazing Grassland Stories:
January:  Larry Wagner
February:  Krause Family
March: Bruce Toay
April: Pete Bauman
May: Rick Smith

If you missed previous "Our Amazing Grassland" stories, they can be found here.

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