Kimball, S.D.–-(Ammoland.com)- Pheasant hunters and local producers in South Dakota have expanded the influence of Pheasants Forever with the addition of the organization’s newest chapter in the state. Officially titled as the Mid-Dakota Chapter of Pheasants Forever, local volunteers are focusing on wildlife habitat conservation efforts in Brule County to preserve the area’s renowned pheasant hunting traditions.
“We’re excited to add a new chapter of Pheasants Forever in the heart of South Dakota’s pheasant range,” stated Mike Stephenson, Pheasants Forever’s regional representative in South Dakota. “By engaging and educating local communities in Brule County about the positive aspects of wildlife habitat, this chapter will be contributing to the conservation of pheasants and other wildlife in the region. Additionally, chapter volunteers are passionate about providing outdoor education opportunities for the next generation of conservationists.”
Brule County remains an important area for pheasant hunting in the state of South Dakota with a 10-year average pheasants-per-mile index of 13.32 – the highest recorded average for any region included in the state’s 2015 Pheasant Brood Survey Report. Additionally, resident and non-resident hunters alike spent $9.7 million throughout …Read the Rest