education resources

The Education Services program has a variety of educational resource materials available. Please email us to check availability and to request materials. These materials are available FREE of charge.

Some of the materials available include:

  • Fishing Kits
  • Lending Trunks / Critter Crates
  • Fishes of the Dakota's poster
  • AcroBATS! booklet and poster
  • Backyard Birds of South Dakota booklet
  • Sharing Your Space backyard wildlife booklet
  • Fledgling Birder booklet and poster
  • Fish Trading Cards (available in 5 card packs; total set includes 25 species; a limited number of complete sets are available for educators only)
  • Track Identification of SD Furbearers pamphlet (download below)
  • A Field Guide to South Dakota Amphibians (download below)
  • A Field Guide to South Dakota Turtles (download below)
  • Threatened and Endangered Species Trading Cards (available in 5 card packs; total set includes 25 species; a limited number of complete sets are available for educators only)
  • Wildlife of South Dakota brochure (download below)
  • South Dakota Snakes booklet (more info here)
  • Common Fishes of South Dakota booklet (download below)
  • Shorebirds of South Dakota booklet
  • Basic Fishing booklet
  • Fragile Legacy booklet (endangered species); limited quantities: 25 per school
  • Furbearer Trading Cards (available in 5 card packs; total set includes 25 species; a limited number of complete sets are available for educators only)
  • Dakota WILD newsletter -join the e-mail newslist

Publications that you can download now, print, photocopy and use to teach your students, kids, or grandparents about South Dakota fish and wildlife (in Acrobat .PDF format):