South Dakota Master Naturalist


The South Dakota Master Naturalist Program started in the spring of 2020 as a partnership of Black Hills Parks & Forests Association, Black Hills State University, South Dakota Discovery Center, and  South Dakota Dept. of Game, Fish, and Parks.  In 2021 South Dakota State University-Extension joined the partnership. The executive committee is composed of members from each organization that provide the operation management of the South Dakota Master Naturalist Program. Applications for the 2022 class are NOW OPEN!


A group of people on a guided hike. It is spring, there are ponderosa pine trees and green grass, with large puffy clouds in the sky. The instructor is a female wearing a tan hat, with a navy blue jacket

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