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2020 Amazing Grassland Videos

The SD Grassland Coalition partnered with the organizations listed below to enhance the grassland planner with a series of short video stories each month during 2020 promoting healthy soils, grasslands, and ecosystems.

Anderson Family Incorporating native warm-season grasses   Jeannie Franceus  – Grazing management   George and Suzanne England – Multi-species operation   Dell Family – Multi-species and rotational grazing
January-Chuck and Koreen Anderson on incorporating native warm-season grasses   February-Jeannie Franceus on grazing management   March-George and Suzanne England on multi-species operation   April-Dell Family on multi-species and rotational grazing
Lance Vilhauer – Managing plant diversity   Johnson Family – 2019 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award Winner   Hove Family – Custom grazing   Fran Fritz – Water access in grassland grazing

May-Lance Vilhauer on Managing plant diversity

  June-Johnson Family were the 2019 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award Winner   July-Hove Family on Custom grazing   August-Fran Fritz on water access in grassland grazing
Rick Smith – Mulit-specie grazing on diverse landscape   Slovek Family – Holistic resource management   Gilbert Family – Plant diversity in grazing   Luke Perman – Sheep to control noxious weeds
September-Rick Smith on mulit-specie grazing on diverse landscape   October-Slovek Family on holistic resource management  

November-Gilbert Family on plant diversity in grazing

  December-Luke Perman on sheep to control noxious weeds


2020 Grassland Stewardship Communications Project Partners:

The Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, South Dakota State University, Audubon Dakota, Ducks Unlimited, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Partners for Fish and Wildlife, SD Department of Game, Fish and Parks, The Cattle Business Weekly, Tri-State Livestock News, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and SD Grassland Coalition.