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The Riparian Vegetation
Management Task Force

The Riparian Vegetation Management Task Force was created in 2007 by the Nebraska Unicameral as part of LB 701. The legislation, which was signed by Governor Heineman on May 1, 2007, outlined these duties and responsibilities for the Task Force:

link icon Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)
link icon Task Force Duties and Responsibilities
link icon Task Force Operating Agreement

Task Force Press Releases

Governor Signs LB 701 Water Legislation
Governor Names Riparian Vegetation Management Task Force
NDA Seeks Proposals to Manage Riparian Vegetation
NDA Funds Vegetation Management Proposals
NDA Adds Phragmites to Noxious Weed List for Republican River Basin
NDA Adds Phragmites to Noxious Weed List Under Temporary Order
Task Force Minutes
September 21, 2009
July 9, 2009
January 6, 2009
September 17, 2008
July 24, 2008
May 6, 2008
March 26, 2008
January 14, 2008
November 14, 2007
October 3, 2007
July 26, 2007

Task Force Report to the Governor and Legislature

2007 Main Report
2007 Grant Program Addendum
2008 Main Report
2008 Grant Program Addendum
Sen. Carlson's Water Presentation

link icon Task Force Members

Task Force Notice of Meetings and Draft Agenda

September 17, 2008 Notice  
January 14, 2008 Notice  
November 14, 2007 Notice  
October 3, 2007 Notice Agenda
July 26, 2007 Notice Agenda

link icon Task Force Timeline
link icon Task Force Work Groups

link icon Map of Nebraska Weed Management Areas
link icon LB 701

LB 701 also created a grant program, managed by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, to be utilized for vegetation management programs designed to improve streamflow. This press release outlines the four projects that have been awarded grants under this new program. The legislation charges the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission with assisting grant recipients in implementing their projects. For more information about this program, please contact Mitch Coffin at 402-471-6844.

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