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S.D. Gov. makes Conservation Commission appointments

Pierre, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has reappointed Aaron Kiesz of Aberdeen, Charlie Moe of Rosebud, Wayne Bunge of Rapid City and Douglas Hansen of Webster to the State Conservation Commission.

Kiesz will serve as municipality representative. Moe and Bunge will serve as tree industry representatives and Hansen will serve as the Commission's member-at-large representative.

"These appointees bring a wealth of experiences to the Conservation Commission," said South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch. "Their experiences and knowledge of conservation practices have been valuable during their past tenures."

Moe, Bunge, Kiesz and Hansen serve with five others. Their terms will expire on Dec. 31, 2016.

The Commission, which has administrative oversight of South Dakota's 69 conservation districts, is charged with overseeing the development and implementation of the State Coordinated Plan and setting natural resources policy. For more information, visit http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/members-minutes/.

Agriculture is South Dakota's No. 1 industry, generating over $21 billion in annual economic activity and employing more than 122,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, preserve and improve this industry for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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