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02/26/2024
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The 2024 Rainwater Basin Joint Venture Informational Seminar is being held on March 14, 2024 (8:30 am to 5:00 pm) at the Ramada by Wyndham in Grand Island, NE. Registration/Check-in opens at 8:30 a.m. with welcoming remarks starting at 9:30 a.m. Rob Lawson, Natural...Read more
02/21/2024
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved the Professional Services Agreement for LPSNRD Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2025 Update. The HMP is a community-guided document that identifies vulnerability to natural and man-...Read more
02/16/2024
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - The Alda Crane Viewing site near Alda, Nebraska, will undergo renovations this spring to enhance accessibility and visitor experience. Renovations will include two new viewing platforms, and paving the recreational trail and two parking lots to make the area fully ADA...Read more
02/15/2024
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – JEO Consulting will provide an update on the Wood River Watershed flood reduction project design to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors on Feb. 22, 2024. The Board will meet at 2 p.m. at the Central Platte NRD office located at 215...Read more
02/07/2024
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- Landowners in the Lower Big Blue NRD planning to install terraces, tile outlets, grassed waterways, or other conservation practices will have the opportunity to apply for cost-share assistance during the week of Feb. 26 to March 1, 2024. Landowners applying for cost-share...Read more
02/07/2024
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (Tri-Basin NRD) is now offering a Soil Moisture Sensor Cost-Share Program targeted at landowners in the Republican Basin section of the district. This initiative aims to enhance irrigation efficiency and contribute to sustainable water...Read more
02/02/2024
ORCHARD, Nebraska - On January 30, 2024, the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Project hosted their annual Winter Meeting at the Community Center in Orchard, Nebraska. In total there were 78 attendees consisting of NRD and NRCS employees, NRD Board Members, Sponsors, and most importantly,...Read more
01/26/2024
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors elected Keith Ostermeier, of Grand Island, as Board Secretary and Marvion Reichert, of Elm Creek, as Board Treasurer at their monthly meeting on Thursday. Board officers may serve two, two-year terms...Read more
01/26/2024
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- One of the most anticipated topics hit the Lower Elkhorn NRD (LENRD) Board of Directors Agenda last night – Applications for Standard Variances to expand groundwater irrigated acres in the District. At a special board meeting held in October 2023, Directors approved a motion to...Read more
01/25/2024
LINCOLN, Nebraska – To ensure water infrastructure safety, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) and other sponsors continue a strong partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on several dam assessments across the state. In 2023, 18...Read more

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02/26/2024
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The 2024 Rainwater Basin Joint Venture Informational Seminar is being held on March 14, 2024 (8:30 am to 5:00 pm) at the Ramada by Wyndham in Grand Island, NE. Registration/Check-in opens at 8:30 a.m. with welcoming remarks starting at 9:30 a.m. Rob Lawson, Natural...Read more
02/06/2024
Conservation Tree Windbreaks Provide Critical Livestock Protection LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are actively taking orders for conservation tree seedlings, and the deadline to order is fast approaching. Secure your favorite species and make a lasting impact on...Read more
01/25/2024
LINCOLN, Nebraska – To ensure water infrastructure safety, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) and other sponsors continue a strong partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on several dam assessments across the state. In 2023, 18...Read more
01/17/2024
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In preparation for another legislative session, the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts hosts their annual Legislative Conference to highlight partnerships and discuss natural resources policy at the Lincoln Embassy Suites Jan. 23-24, 2024. The two-day conference brings...Read more
12/18/2023
This article was orginally written by Geitner Simmons, UNL IANR Media, on Dec. 13, 2023. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has updated a digital tool to make it easier for ag producers to determine appropriate nitrogen rates for individual fields. The nitrogen tool allows users to input specifics...Read more
11/30/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Rivers, lakes and wildlife were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognize students from kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “One Water”...Read more
11/14/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) is proud to announce that Megan Grimes, Nebraska Association of Resource Districts public relations director, from Lincoln, Nebraska, has been recognized with an Excellence in Conservation & Environmental Education Award as the 2023...Read more
11/14/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) is proud to announce that Marcia Lee, Central Platte NRD information and education specialist, from Grand Island, Nebraska, has been recognized with an Excellence in Conservation & Environmental Education Award as the 2023 Outstanding...Read more
11/14/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Corteva Agriscience on the development of a groundbreaking web and mobile application suite, Producer Connect. Producer Connect is designed to empower agricultural producers with the...Read more
10/19/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Central Valley Ag, a leading agricultural cooperative, partners with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) on the development of the Producer Connect app. Producer Connect is a groundbreaking web and mobile application suite designed to empower agricultural producers...Read more

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