The press release regarding the release of the draft of the 2011-2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is below and would request that you take that information and spread it through your networks, groups you represent and people you think may be interested in reviewing the information. This press release went out on the wire last week through our channels. I ask that we get as much publicity as possible for the public comment period, so the more people you share this information with the better!
Thanks so much and don’t hesitate to contact me for any more information!
Outdoor Recreation Planner
Acting Trails Grant Administrator
Public Comment Sought on SCORP
LINCOLN, Neb. – The public is invited to review and comment on the 2011-2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP): A Guide to an Active Nebraska.
According to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the plan assesses the supply and demand of outdoor recreational facilities in the state. It gives Nebraska the direction and priorities necessary for strong outdoor recreation programs for all levels of government and the private sector. It addresses and provides solutions to issues in Nebraska regarding recreation.
The plan is a requirement from the National Park Service to qualify for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant funds for communities within the state. The LWCF program has provided more than $44 million in funds for outdoor recreation facilities in Nebraska since 1964.
The plan may be viewed on the Game and Parks Web site at: http://outdoornebraska.ne.gov/parks/programs/scorp/index.asp.
The public comment period ends Dec. 3, 2010. E-mail comments to firstname.lastname@example.org