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Revision of the South Dakota Wildlife Action Plan: Understanding South Dakota Citizens - Wildlife Values


December 2011 - December 2012


This project analyzed data from a survey of South Dakota citizens measuring citizen's wildlife value orientations and various other attitudes toward wildlife and environmental issues. Results were compared with a previous study conducted in 2004.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Gigliotti,L.M., and A.N. DonCarlos. 2017. Wildlife value orientation stability among South Dakota residents: Setting the stage for a Longitudinal Analysis. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, 96:77-93.


  • Gigliotti, L. M. 2013. Wildlife Value Orientations of South Dakota Citizens. Presented at Walleyes Unlimited monthly meeting. November 19. Sioux Falls, SD

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 240

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 52

University Staff: 245

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 702

Scientific Publications: 1948

Presentations: 4253



Funding Agencies

  • United States Geological Survey


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey