Wind Cave debuts new NPS brochure

Wind Cave debuts new NPS brochure

By: Marcus Heerdt After more than two years in development, Wind Cave National Park unveiled its new “unigrid” brochure in late July of this year. According to park officials, it has been at least 30 or more years since the previous Wind Cave brochure has had an...
Black Hills author featured on podcast

Black Hills author featured on podcast

Black Hills-based writer Marcus Heerdt was recently a guest on The Pulse podcast hosted by Sarah Grassel. Learn more about him and his new book Hiking the Black Hills Country, Third Edition! To Listen Click Here Buy a Copy of the Book Here...
Become a South Dakota Master Naturalist!

Become a South Dakota Master Naturalist!

The South Dakota Master Naturalist program is starting its first certification class in March 2021. All adults 18+ who have a passion for nature, enjoy people and want to contribute to the well being of both through education and service are invited to apply to be...
Current Partner Openings and Information

Current Partner Openings and Information

Updated 09/23/2021 Wind Cave National Park BHPFA park store and visitor center are OPEN daily from 8:00 am-4:30 pm Face masks are required in the visitor center and on cave tours Cave tours have resumed. Limited spots available, tour tickets are available on a...
Wind Cave Surpasses 150 Miles in Length

Wind Cave Surpasses 150 Miles in Length

Wind Cave National Park News Release Release Date: February 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Farrell, tom_farrell@nps.gov, 605-745-1130 Wind Cave Surpasses 150 Miles in Length WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. – Cave explorers from Colorado recently surveyed...
The Climate Is Changing—What’s a Silviculturist To Do?

The Climate Is Changing—What’s a Silviculturist To Do?

by Jennifer Moore Myers, SRS Science Communications • September 27, 2018 Climate change is here. In southern forests, it takes the form of novel disturbances – different frequency and severity of drought, fire, wind storms, insect outbreaks, even ice storms – or a...