FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service’s Fort Pierre Ranger District has a new acting district ranger. Daniel Svingen comes from Bismarck, N.D, where he has served as the wildlife program manager on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands since 1999. He began his new duties on Monday. Nebraska National Forests & Grassland’s supervisor Jane Darnell says Svingen brings a wealth of knowledge about the Great Plains and the National Grasslands. The Steele, N.D., native has worked for several agencies in ten different states during his career and has expertise in grassland management and ecological resource management, including timber, range, wildlife and fish.
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