Photo essay of mobile tours

Photo essay of mobile tours

We started this mobile tour by riding on the Deadwood Trolleys from the hotel to the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, toured Lead, walked on the Mickelson Trail, and ended in Deadwood. Photos provided by Jonathan Wachter, Precision Planting Sales Rep - Bauman Agency, Huron SD.

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Go Be an Adventurer

Go Be an Adventurer

Mobile tours show off planning efforts and communities of Spearfish, Lead, and Deadwood. by Donna Bye

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Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke kick offs WP/SDPA conference

Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke kick offs WP/SDPA conference

Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke welcomed planners to the 2017 WP/SDPA Conference this morning, recognizing that planners “have very critical and difficult jobs” in their communities. 

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CHECK OUT THE UPDATED SCHEDULE/PROGRAM GUIDE

CHECK OUT THE UPDATED SCHEDULE/PROGRAM GUIDE

It is our pleasure to see all of you join your peers, colleagues and business partners in Spearfish, SD, for the 2017 Western Planners and South Dakota Planners Association annual conference, being held September 12-15, 2017. The conference theme is “Partners in Progress.” We have worked hard to design an agenda which will inspire and educate all of you! We pulled from AK, CO, FL, ID, MN, MT, ND, OR, SD, WY, OR, and even Nairobi, Kenya to bring you some amazing speakers and create a well rounded agenda!

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Sign up for Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire: Planner Training (pre-conference)

Sign up for Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire: Planner Training (pre-conference)

To learn about various planning tools to make your community more prepared for wildfire, join the Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire Training on September 12th, 2017 at the SDPA/Western Planner Conference in Spearfish, South Dakota!

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REGISTER TODAY

REGISTER TODAY

This year's event will take place September 13-15, 2017, at the Spearfish Holiday Inn, Spearfish SD.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Partners in Progress." Register online or via mail today! 

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Thank you to our sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors

The conference theme is “Partners in Progress” …… working together to create community. We want this conference to provide an excellent opportunity for you to make contacts with professional planners from throughout the western United States and support the communities we are striving to create!

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Strong Towns President Charles Marohn to give the keynote

Strong Towns President Charles Marohn to give the keynote

Strong Towns President Charles Marohn is scheduled to give the keynote at the 2017 South Dakota Planners Association/Western Planner Conference.

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Lodging and Transportation

Lodging and Transportation

Rooms are available to book at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Spearfish, SD rates will be starting at $84.99/night

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CALL FOR SPONSORS

CALL FOR SPONSORS

The South Dakota Planners Association (SDPA) and the Western Planner are seeking speakers and sponsors for the 2017 Joint Conference.  This year’s event will take place September 13-15, 2017, at the Spearfish Holiday Inn, Spearfish SD.  Around 200 participants including planning professionals, consultants, exhibitors, students, and elected officials are anticipated.

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