Comments on Lead & Hunting & Sport Fishing on FW Refuges due 8/8/22

Monday, August 8th, - deadline for public comments on hunting/fishing and  lead use in bullets and tackle on USFWS Wildlife Refuges Quote from above: "An estimated 10 - 20 million birds and other animals die each year from lead poisoning in the US per year. Lead poisoning occurs when animals scavenge on carcasses shot and contaminated …

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Northern Hills Forest Service Announces Solitario Zinc’s Golden Crest Exploration Drilling Project – Public Comment Requested by Sept. 2nd.

The Northern Hills District of the US Forest Service has issued a notice that public comment is wanted on a proposed gold exploration project by Solitario Zinc called the Golden Crest Exploration Drilling Project. Solitario Zinc has asked to drill on the National Forest Systems land (NFS) for up to 25 sites on the west side of Spearfish Canyon, a …

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Black Hills Clean Water Alliance Open House – on Wednesday, August 17, at Black Hills State University’s Joy Center Spearfish, SD 5:00 pm – 7:00 PM (MNT).  

The Northern Hills District of the US Forest Service has issued a notice that public comment is wanted on a proposed gold exploration project by Solitario Zinc called the Golden Crest Exploration Drilling Project. Solitario Zinc has asked to drill on the National Forest Systems land (NFS) for up to 25 sites on the west side of Spearfish Canyon, a …

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Prairie Hills August Audubon Members Meeting – Tour Black Hills Raptor Center Sunday, August 28 at 1:00 PM

Special Prairie Hills Audubon Monthly Meeting Sunday August 28,2022 1:00 PM Private tour of Black Hills Raptor Center for our Chapter See the birds up close and personal! Address: 15256 East Highway 44 4 miles past Rapid City Regional Airport, north side of highway. Drive yourself or meet at Knecht’s Ace Hardware parking lot at …

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SD Game Fish & Parks Commission September Meeting (hybrid format)

SD Game Fish & Parks Commission September Meeting (hybrid format) August 31-September 1 Sioux Falls/Zoom Information about meeting will be posted here close to the meeting   https://gfp.sd.gov/commission/information/ You can testify in person or by zoom or teleconference on Wednesday, probably at 2 pm CT. There will be a public hearing on proposed rule changes …

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Review of Draft Hard Rock Mining Ordinance Pennington County Commission, continued

Results - On Sept 6th,  this  review was continued indefinately. A committee comprised of 6 people from both sides of view might be created to discuss the ordinance.   Review of Draft Hard Rock Mining Ordinance Pennington County Commission is on-going The Pennington County Commission continued the review of the draft ordinance from July 19th …

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