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Forests and Forestry -- South Dakota

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Forestry Division History, 1935 - 2005, bulk: 1970 - 1996

 Series — Box 156
Identifier: ACC 2007-065
Scope and Contents This collection contains press releases, annual and biennial reports, program reports, photographs, photocopies of articles from publications, maps, correspondence, fire incident and status reports, agreements, memorandum of agreements, and grant documentation that documents the activity of the division.
Dates: 1935 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1996

Forestry, Division of, 1953 - 1983

Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group consists of records created and/or maintained by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks between 1857 and 2013 and includes administrative records such as annual reports, audits, budgets, property inventories, and correspondence; Game, Fish and Parks Commission meeting minutes and audio recordings; abstracts of title, deeds, and technical reconnaissance reports for lands purchased by the department; agriculture and grazing lease agreements; forest inventory...
Dates: 1953 - 1983

Grant Files and Agreements, 2008 - 2016

Identifier: ACC 2017-027
Scope and Contents This series consists of grant files, contracts, and other agreements from the Division of Resource Conservation and Forestry that were approved from 2008 to 2014. Grant files contain the grant application, final agreements, correspondence, receipts, and other financial documentation. Grants were awarded for watershed conservation and improvements, tree planting and shelterbelt management, and invasive species control projects. Also included are conservation district revolving loan applications...
Dates: 2008 - 2016

Insect and Disease Control Files, 1974 - 1980

 Series — Box 5189
Identifier: ACC 88-065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of State Forester’s Certificates of Insect Treatment for 1974-1975 (certification that an identified number of trees at a particular location were treated for insect infestation, largely bark beetles or mountain pine beetles); and correspondence (1978-1980) concerning management of forested areas and state parks. Files include staff notes on meetings of the Pest Management Task Force of the Great Plains Forestry Committee; and subjects such as shelterbelts, the use of...
Dates: 1974 - 1980

Special Reports, 1951 - 1957

 Series — Box 2187B: Series ACC 2015-030
Identifier: ACC 2015-030:
Scope and Contents This series contains the Special Reports created by the Department of School and Public Lands and its commissioner Bernard Linn. These reports were created every other year and include statements and tables regarding oil, gas, mineral and surface leasing, forestry and timber sales (complete with state forester’s report), pooling of mineral receipts, permanent school funds, and the accounts receivable reports for the department. The first report was created in 1951 and sent to Gov. George T....
Dates: 1951 - 1957

State Forester's Correspondence, 1967 - 1973

 Series — Box 5187
Identifier: ACC 88-057
Scope and Contents Most of the files consist of copies of outgoing and incoming correspondence.Files concern management of forest districts, management of Forestry Division; timber culture; the Black Hills National Forest; tree diseases; shelterbelts; the “Keep South Dakota Green” project; etc. Includes a list of sawmills and lumber industries in SD, and a 1967 Directory of SD Timber Industries. Files were transferred to the State Records Center from the Department of Agriculture. The Division of...
Dates: 1967 - 1973