NRD Water Programs Conference

NRD Water Programs Conference

02/27/2017 to 02/28/2017

Join us for the Annual NRD Water Programs Conference!

This years conference at the Holiday Inn in Kearney will provide participants exposure to presentations on a wide variety of water management programs across the state and is a great education opportunity to achieve continuing education credits (CEU's). 

Monday, February 27 - Natural Resources Groundwater Technician Certification

This full day training session will prepare registrants for Natural Resources Groundwater Technician Certification exam.  The training is also open to sit through for CEUs (5 Hours) once every 2 years.  Registration for the Certification and exam MUST be completed through DHHS.  If attending simply for the CEU's and not the exam, register through NARD.   An agenda for the training can be found HERE.

Monday, February 27 - Olsson Associates Hospitality Room

Beginning at 6:30 on the evening of Monday, February 27th Olsson Associates will be sponsoring a Hospitality Room for all participants of the Water Programs Conference.  There will be complimentary drinks and snacks, as well as drawing for a DRONE!   Just stop by the Executive Conference Room at the Holiday Inn.  A highlight of the nights activities can be seen HERE

Tuesday, February 28 - Water Programs Conference

A full day of informative presentations will kick off with registration beginning at 7:30.  Presentations will begin at 8:00 am and will continue throughout the day.  Included in the cost of registration for the Tuesday Conference are morning and afternoon break sessions and a buffet lunch.  A tentative agenda of the days activities can be found HERE!

Conference Registration Policy: 

February 6, 2017 - Monday Certification Training/Exam registration deadline (to be completed through NDHHS).

February 21, 2017 - Tuesday Water Programs Conference registration deadline.

February 22, 2017  – Cancelation must be in writing and will be accepted until this date. Cancelations are subject to a $25 processing fee. 

February 23, 2017 - No refunds for cancelations received on/after this date.

Walk-in Registrations will be charged an additional $35 fee per person.

Download and mail registration and payment to:  NARD, 601 S. 12th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68508  or register on-line with payment option at


Motel Information:

January 30, 2017 - Deadline for motel reservations,  Holiday Inn, Kearney, NE (308) 237-5971
Special room rates are available: $97.95 for standard room. Be sure to mention you are attending the NRD Water Programs Conference when making reservations.