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  • Events - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    Farm Frank L and Lillian Pokorny Memorial Prairie SOAR and Other Education Publications Prairie Plains Newsletter Aerial Photos Property Brochures Other Downloadable Files Scrapbook Preserves Restoration SOAR and Other Education Education Center Ribbons of Prairie Send to a Friend Home Events Events Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE 68818 402 694 5535 email us 2016 Prairie Plains Resource Institute All rights reserved Site developed and designed by

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  • Contact Us - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    Send to a Friend Home Contact Us Contact Us Mailing Address Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE 68818 Phone Numbers Telephone 402 694 5535 Email Addresses General Email contactppri hamilton net Bill Whitney ppri hamilton net Jan Whitney janppri hamilton net Mike Bullerman prc ppri hamilton net Amy Jones amyppri hamilton net Sarah Bailey sarahppri hamilton net Jeff Gustafson jeffppri hamilton net Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307

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  • Get Involved - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    Institute just take your pick We rely on members friends and volunteers to keep us moving toward the future and we understand that people like to get involved in different ways So become a member make a donation or volunteer You ll be glad you did and so will we Here s how you can help Volunteer Become a Member Donate Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE

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  • Volunteer - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    Volunteer Volunteer We re working together to accomplish great things Prairie Plains has a calendar full of opportunities for folks that want to help Or email contactppri hamilton net and we ll help you find the volunteer activity that s right for you Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE 68818 402 694 5535 email us 2016 Prairie Plains Resource Institute All rights reserved Site developed and designed

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  • Donate - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    necessary in carrying out the operations and mission goals of Prairie Plains Resource Institute Donate Online We welcome all types of giving and allow you to donate in several convenient ways Donate Online by filling out this simple and secure form Donations by Mail If you prefer you may donate by mail or phone Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE 68818 2126 Or call 402 694 5535 Other types of giving Prairie Plains has qualified personnel available to discuss with you many giving options Please call 402 694 5535 to discuss the following Outright gifts Cash real property personal property or securities may be accepted in any amount at any time Gifts of appreciated property may also be advantageous to the donor Testamentary gifts Created by bequests contained in a will or codicil bequests may be absolute or conditional or may provide some financial security for a surviving beneficiary Intervivous Trusts as Gifts Life Estate Reservation and Life Insurance Prairie Plains has qualified personnel available to discuss with you the many areas of gift planning Prairie Plains Resource Institute 1307 L Street Aurora NE 68818 402 694 5535 email us 2016 Prairie Plains Resource Institute All rights

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  • Education Center - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    educational and volunteer events it will allow us to share the work of the Institute with more people while we build relationships and identify opportunities for further collaboration The Center will also be available for corporate retreats community events and family gatherings The fundraising strategy for construction of this project has been divided into three phases The first phase of the plan was to raise 400 000 for initial building costs to construct the foundation rough in plumbing and electricity move the barn to the site and fully enclose the structure Thanks to the generosity of foundations friends and Prairie Plains members Phase One was accomplished in 2011 Phase Two calls for an additional 500 000 to install the fire sprinkler system electrical service HVAC plumbing and the north deck walkway Also included in this phase of construction are the exterior siding east patio interior framing of the kitchen and restrooms and finishing the screened porch More great news 150 000 from the Mitzi Fox Remainder Charitable Trust combined with 100 000 raised during 2013 and 250 000 of unrestricted donations and operating surplus from our restoration program allowed us to achieve our Phase Two fundraising goal at the end of 2013 We re now only 400 000 away from completion The final phase representing the remaining one third of our fundraising goal is 400 000 Construction projects in this phase include the south entry deck patio and retaining walls insulation drywall interior finish work interior windows and doors kitchen elevator and furnishings The Charles L Whitney Education Center is really taking shape We re excited about this outstanding opportunity to increase the reach of our mission and we d be honored to have you as a partner in this effort Make a Donation The Center will serve as a

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  • Construction Update - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    under the guidance of architect Lee Schriever The highlight of 2007 was moving the barn to the site on February 8th and 9th 2008 accomplishments included framing and covering the south entrance roofline installing the second level support beams and floor and removal of the hay mow Additional fundraising allowed for work to begin again in 2011 when the second level floor was completed the east and west dormers were constructed and the north end roof addition was built At that time the roof was sheeted insulated and covered with steel Exterior and interior doors and windows were also installed The barn was sided with recycled barn wood in 2012 and the north and east patios were poured The screened porch on the northeast corner of the building was framed and storm windows and screens were constructed for the porch In 2013 the interior walls of the porch were finished with recycled barn siding and steel from the original barn structure In addition the north patio extension and retaining walls were completed work on the HVAC system including burying the geothermal loop and acquiring the heat pumps was begun preliminary site planning regarding the entrance road and parking was conducted earthwork and grading including the renovation of the pond south of the building was completed and internal framing on the kitchen and bathrooms was finished Phase Three fundraising 400 000 will allow us to continue progress on the Education Center with the south entry deck patio and retaining walls insulation drywall interior finish work interior windows and doors kitchen elevator and furnishings Watching the barn move across the landscape and continue to evolve and change has been incredible Don t miss out on the photos of the project in the Education Center Scrapbook and keep checking back to learn what

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  • Restoration - Prairie Plains Resource Institute
    often overlooked benefits for water filtration and percolation into the ground Prairies in the Platte River Watershed are extremely valuable resources because of their relevance to both ground and surface water quantity and quality Prairie Restoration is the process of recreating a prairie where one once existed but is now gone Taking the word restore literally it would result in completely rebuilding the prairie plant and animal community with all the species that a particular site used to have Definintions can vary but Prairie Plains defines prairie restoration broadly including everything from planting a new prairie where the former prairie had been broken and farmed to improving a degraded prairie that is one that was never plowed but lost many plant species due to prior land management practices Funded by the Nebraska Environmental Trust Prairie Plains and Nebraska Game and Parks Comission teamed up in 2003 to create the benchmark restoration how to manual A Guide to Prairie and Wetland Restoration in Eastern Nebraska Gerry Steinauer Heritage Botanist for Nebraska Game and Parks wrote the manual with assistance from Prairie Plains staff and Chris Helzer of The Nature Conservancy s Platte Rainwater Basin Project Office Technical review was also contributed by a number of other prairie restorationists in Nebraska and Iowa The guide can be obtained for a 4 00 shipping and handling fee Please call Prairie Plains at 402 694 5535 or email us at contactppri hamilton net to request your copy Or download our Restoration Manual in PDF form Restoration Manual part 1 Restoration Manual part 2 Restoration Scrapbook See photos of the restoration process and of current project sites Related Information Download the 2014 High Diversity Local Ecotype Prairie Restoration Program Flyer including pricing information here In October 2009 Bill Whitney of Prairie Plains and Kelly Kindscher

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