Fort Sisseton State ParkThe Coteau des Prairies and glacial lakes region was a wonderful habitat for wildlife. The post surgeon, who also served as the post naturalist, kept records of the wildlife he observed. Through his records, we learn that human interference has had a significant impact. By 187 6, Captain Bennett issued an order prohibiting the hunting of prairie chickens on the military reservation because the numbers were declining rapidly. Captain Bennett's order is believed to be the first conservation proclamation issued in what is now northeast South Dakota.
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|Date Added||Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 9:03am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 613558 N 5057288|
|Decimal Degrees||45.65985000, -97.54235000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 39.591', W 97° 32.541'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 39' 35.46" N, 97° 32' 32.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Co Hwy 5, Eden SD 57232, US|
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