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Accomplishments


FY 2013 Habitat Accomplishments

  • 2,411 acres of wetland habitat
  • 8,597 acres of upland habitat
  • 14 miles of stream/riparian habitat

FY 1992-2013 Cumulative Accomplishments

Between 1992 and 2013, the Service has entered into over 1,006 Wildlife Extension Agreements with private landowners throughout Nebraska. These projects have resulted in the protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of approximately:

  • 53,239 acres of wetland habitat
  • 226,395 acres of upland habitat
  • 391 miles of stream/riparian habitat

Partners Program riverine wetland restoration project along the North Platte River photoThese projects have benefitted federally listed species (e.g., whooping cranes, least terns, and piping plovers), migratory waterbirds (e.g., waterfowl, shorebirds, and wading birds), grassland nesting birds, and numerous other fish and wildlife species.

In addition, the Partners Program has developed over 30 successful partnerships with Federal and State agencies, local governments, and private organizations and continues to provide technical assistance to these partners in the implementation of key conservation programs.

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