Department of Horticulture
This paper summarizes changes in forests, riparian areas, and wildlife of the Black Hills since Euro-American settlement in the 1870s. Specific objectives were to:
1) Document conditions of forests, riparian ecosystems, and associated wildlife prior to Euro-American settlement in the 1870s through historical references; and,
2) Compare historical and current conditions to ascertain ecosystem shifts incurred during the past 120 years.
forestry, landscape and parks, Black Hills riparian ecosystems, ecosystem management, U. S. Forestry Service
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Parrish, J. B.; Herman, D. J.; Reyher, D. J.; and Gartner, F. R., "A Century of Change in the Black Hills and Riparian Ecosystems" (1996). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 726.