Lower Platte River Corridor Alliance
Environmental Suitability Assessment
NWI Wetlands
Description

Areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support hydrophytic vegetation (see Figure A-1: Riverine and Palustrine Wetland Systems).

Relevance to ESA
  • Water quality
  • Flood control
  • Erosion control
  • Fishing/Recreation
  • Wildlife habitat
Development Information

   Considerations: 
  • Section 404 permitting
  • Poor drainage
  • Potential T&E habitat
   Contacts: 
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District
    Wehrspann Field Office
    8901 South 154th Street
    Omaha, NE 68138-3635
    Phone - (402) 896-0896
    Fax Number - (402) 896-0997
Implementation Information

   Concepts: 
  • Wetlands incorporated into development design
  • Stormwater management
  • Conservation easements
   Examples: