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03/26/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) held their monthly board of directors meeting via conference call on Thursday. The CPNRD’s physical office is closed to the public to monitor the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation; however, all calls are being...Read more
03/26/2020
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska – The Greener Gardens Greenhouse: A project of the North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) will provide education, greenhouse and gardening information on the Greener Gardens Greenhouse Facebook page. This action is being taken with the consideration of current...Read more
03/23/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In accordance with guidelines established by local and state health officials and the federal Centers for Disease Control to minimize exposure to COVID-19, the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District office, at 3125 Portia Street, in Lincoln, will close to the public...Read more
03/23/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors will meet at 2 p.m. via teleconference call only on Thursday, March 26, 2020, from the Central Platte NRD office in Grand Island, Nebraska. Central Platte NRD’s physical office is closed to the...Read more
03/19/2020
ORD, Nebraska -- The Lower Loup NRD office Ord will be closed Friday, March 20. The office will reopen on Monday, March 23, but will be closed to the public. Staff will be present at the office answering phones and email. Per recommendations from federal, state and local officials, this action is...Read more
03/19/2020
DAVENPORT, Nebraska – The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) is closing their office to the public until further notice, to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for their employees and the public in response to COVID-19. “The health of our employees and the public is of utmost...Read more
03/19/2020
ALMA, Nebraska -- Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Lower Republican Natural Resources District is open by appointment only. Staff will remain in the office to answer phone calls and to reply to emails Please call 308-928-2182 to set up an appointment.Read more
03/18/2020
The North Platte NRD (NPNRD) is establishing the following framework for operations during the ongoing public health crisis. It is important to note that while there are other agencies and other NRDs addressing these issues in different ways, our interest is to ensure open accessibility to our...Read more
03/17/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is closing their physical office until further notice, effective immediately, to ensure a healthy and safe environment for their employees and the public. LENRD General Manager, Mike Sousek, said, “We continue to closely...Read more
03/17/2020
TECUMSEH, Nebraska -- Beginning Wednesday, March 18, the Nemaha NRD will be limiting public access to our building complex at Tecumseh. Our main office and shop buildings will be closed to the public until further notice in response to the COVID-19 virus. This action is in the interest of the...Read more

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NARD News
03/16/2020
On Monday, March 16, Beyond School Bells, Nebraska’s statewide afterschool and summer learning network announced its statewide challenge for youth and their communities across the state to collectively plant over 20,000 trees in 2020, starting on Arbor Day weekend, April 24-26. Beyond School Bells...Read more
03/16/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The voting members of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Board of Directors elected new officers during their board meeting March 9, 2020. The NARD Board consists of representation from each of the Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). The board...Read more
03/13/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Between Feb. 5 and March 10, Nebraska high school students competed around the state at regional Envirothon competitions demonstrating natural resources knowledge by measuring trees, identifying animal pelts and plotting maps. The winning teams from each regional Envirothon...Read more
02/13/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – It’s application time for one of the biggest youth agriculture outreach events in the state—the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI). NAYI brings together high school juniors and seniors to learn more about Nebraska agriculture, network with agriculture leaders and...Read more
01/30/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) collectively signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Jan. 28. This agreement is a renewal of a long-standing commitment between the NRDs and NRCS that...Read more
01/23/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In preparation for another legislative session, the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts host their annual Legislative Conference to highlight partnerships and discuss natural resources policy at the Lincoln Embassy Suites Jan. 28-29. The two-day conference brings...Read more
12/09/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Life in...Read more
10/24/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 30 Nebraska FFA chapters met in Tecumseh to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 23. The Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. “We’re excited to...Read more
09/16/2019
KEARNEY, Neb. – Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRD) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 23-24. The conference brings together NRD employees and others integrally involved in conservation, technology and...Read more
09/11/2019
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts projects involve many dedicated individuals working to...Read more

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