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Twin Platte NRD

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Office Information

Name Address Phone Numbers
Mary Reece
District Conservationist
1202 South Cottonwood, Suite 1
North Platte, NE 69101-6127
Phone: (308) 534-2360, ext. 3
Fax: (308) 534-8645


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Mary Reece
District Conservationist
Twin Platte NRD

1987 -- Graduate of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Education and Agronomy - Range and Forage Management.

I worked as a Student Trainee in Pierce, Butte, Loup City, and Mullen. I worked as a Range Conservationist in Mullen and Imperial. I began my District Conservationist position in Pasco, Washington in 1990. I returned to Nebraska in November, 1992, as the District Conservationist in North Platte.

A staff of Range Specialists, Soil Conservationists, Technicians, a Soil Scientist, a Civil Engineer, and Secretaries from North Platte and Ogallala, and myself are responsible for conservation efforts in Arthur, Keith, McPherson, Lincoln, and Logan Counties (3.7 million acres).

Primary programs and services

The primary programs are the USDA Conservation Programs, we have listed below the programs most utilized:

State and Local Programs are listed below:

  • Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
  • Grazing Lands Conservation Program
  • Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
  • Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)
  • Conservation Plant Materials
  • Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
  • Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Program (NWSCP)
  • Corners for Wildlife Program
  • Local NRD Programs for well abandonment, irrigation flow meters, soil testing, etc.
  • Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program w/ NRD's and NGPC