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By Rod Horn
General Manager - SPNRD 

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

Natural Resources Districts: Unique, Successful Resources Management


Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts are unlike any natural resource management system anywhere. So unique in fact, the system is the only one of its kind and the envy of managers across the country as they seek to adequately manage their own natural resources.

One of the things that make NRDs so special is the makeup that allows for local management responsibilities, based on river basins, being overseen by locally elected boards. These board members, who live in the areas they represent, depend on the same water, use the same land, and breathe the same air as their constituents.


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