The focus of the Great Plains Resource Conservation and Development is to empower local people by providing connections, training and skills needed to stabilize and grow our community while protecting and developing our natural resources. Great Plains RC&D also provides specific projects within our boundaries. Most projects are carried out by using local & volunteers utilizing help from local resources.
The organizational purpose of RC&D is the conservation, development and utilization of natural resources to improve the general level of economic activity and to enhance the environment and standard of living in the RC&D area.
The RC&D program is truly a unique governmental program. Direction and leadership for the program come from local citizens. Due to this local leadership, Great Plains RC&D offers a variety of services designed specifically for our areas needs.
*Develop land and water resources for agricultural, municipal or industrial use, recreation and wildlife.
*Improve local and extended marketing of crops, livestock and forest products.
*Improve infrastructure of rural communities.
*Promote improved rural standard of living through economic and rural development.