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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,


  • 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: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 54

Presentations: 128



Funding Agencies

  • United States Geological Survey


South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
  2. South Dakota State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute