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Outdoor Recreation Projects Funded





PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $424,862 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants to several communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects.

The following communities were awarded LWCF grants for outdoor recreation projects:

  • Aberdeen – Wylie Park Land of Oz playground development, $50,000
  • Blunt – City Park playground equipment replacement, $38,383
  • Box Elder – Community Park playground equipment replacement, $70,000
  • Colton –Redway Park playground equipment replacement, $15,935
  • Doland – City Park splash pad development, $59,120
  • Freeman – Lions Park playground equipment replacement, $30,000
  • Herried – Karl Deibert Park playground equipment replacement, $54,408
  • Sisseton – development of 2 baseball fields, $75,000
  • Tabor – Takota Park playground equipment replacement, $20,000
  • Viborg – Glood Park playground equipment replacement, $12,016

“I commend these project sponsors for their strong commitment to improve their communities and make South Dakota a better place to live, work and play,” Gov. Daugaard said. “Their efforts will benefit future generations of South Dakotans.”

Land and Water Conservation Funds come from the National Park Service and are administered in South Dakota by the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks.

For more information on the LWCF program, contact grants coordinator Randy Kittle at 605.773.5490 or randy.kittle@state.sd.us.

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