Central Platte NRD has two cost-share programs to assist cities, villages, and counties with a wide range of conservation recreational opportunities.
Below is a brief description of each urban cost-share program. Applications will be accepted on an annual basis with a deadline of March 1st to be funded in the following fiscal year’s budget.
This Program is designed to assist sponsors with the acquisition of land, or land rights, and to establish, develop and improve public recreational areas, including lake dredging. The cost-share rate is 50% of eligible project costs up to a maximum of $40,000. Applications submitted under the Recreation Area Development Program.
This Program is designed to cost-share with sponsors on trails projects that have received approval for funding under the Transportation Enhancement Program administered by the Nebraska Department of Roads or the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The cost-share rate is 50% of the local share of the costs of the project with a program maximum of $40,000. Applications submitted under the Trails Assistance Program.
Note: Communities may reapply for either program three years following previously approved applications.
|Fontenelle Forest||Bellevue||Fontenelle Forest Nature Center|
|Scott Lookout||Halsey||Nebraska National Forest|
|Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail||Norfolk||Nebraska Game and Parks Commission|
|Trooper Trail||Chadron||Nebraska National Forest|
|Meadowlark Trail||Ft. Calhoun||United States Fish and Wildlife Service|