Nebraska Water Leaders Academy


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WATER LEADERS ACADEMY, Fairfield Inn & Suites, 510 Talmadge Road, Kearney, NE, Friday, March 15 & Saturday, March 16


Group communications, Phyllis Schoenholz, UNL

Communication and transformational leadership. Dr. Mark Burbach and Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, UNL

Nebraska's instream flow laws and applications, Ann Bleed, board member, Lower Platte Natural Resources District

River Basin Compacts; Nebraska's obligations, Michael Jess, water resources engineer; consultant.

Conservation along the Central Platte, Mark Peyton, senior biologist, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District

Central Platte River water issues in regard to habitat for endangered species, Jason Farnsworth, natural resources specialist, Headwaters Corporation & Jerry Kenny, executive director of the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program

Rowe Sanctuary; discussion and viewing of cranes

Group project work session

Platte Rivers Basin, applying the Elenor Ostrom Principles of Stable Common Pool Resources Management, Ann Bleed, facilitator