PIERRE, S.D. – Approximately 500 people will gather in Huron this Friday, Dec. 6, for Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Pheasant Habitat Summit.
The Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Summit will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Huron Crossroads and Convention Center and the Huron Arena.
Those attending the event will check in at the Huron Arena where a morning session of guest lecturers will be held. The afternoon session in the Crossroads Convention Center will feature breakout groups of those attending to gather ideas on specific topics related to pheasant habitat in South Dakota.
The groups will be asked to consider the question, “What can be done to maintain and enhance existing pheasant habitat as well as increasing pheasant habitat in South Dakota?” with perspectives from federal, state, local and individual ideas.
Registration for the summit has closed, but individuals who do not attend the event will be able to watch a live presentation on the Internet.
South Dakota Public Broadcasting will host a live webcast of the morning lectures, and a link to a recording of the event will be available from the Public Broadcasting website at Sdpb.org/live.
Pre-meeting information, the agenda and the live webcast can be found on the Game, Fish and Parks Department website at http://www.gfp.sd.gov/pheasantsummit/default.aspx.
The video of the meeting and post-meeting information will also be available at the Department’s website following the summit.