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12/03/2019
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program from the Central Platte Natural Resources District. Applicants must be a college junior, college senior, or 5th+ year student seeking a natural resources degree. Five (5) scholarships will...Read more
11/26/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has designated 14 sites along Lincoln’s Salt Creek Levee for emergency repairs, after severe storms last March. The repairs are estimated to cost $12 million and fall under Public Law 84-99, which authorizes the Corps to construct and...Read more
11/14/2019
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 13, 2019 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that four Natural Resources Districts received more than $2.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations funding. This funding will be directed toward developing watershed plans in the...Read more
10/24/2019
Attention Producers in the Bazile Groundwater Management Area of the Lewis and Clark NRD “Application of fall commercial fertilizer prohibited” With harvest in full swing and preparation for next year’s crop getting underway, the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) would like to...Read more
10/10/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Four teams of high school students have earned trips to the State Land Judging Contest by qualifying at the East Central Nebraska Regional Contest held Oct. 9, near Weeping Water. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service hosted...Read more
10/03/2019
Published by the McCook Gazette Oct. 3, 2019 Letter from Sen. Dan Hughes, District 44 I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made the effort to attend one of the interim study hearings the Natural Resources Committee held this past month in Scottsbluff and McCook. I appreciate...Read more
09/16/2019
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The fiscal year 2020 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) calls for a slight increase in the property tax levy. “Last year the tax levy was the lowest it had been in 45 years, said LENRD General Manger Mike Sousek. "The slight increase is the result of...Read more
09/04/2019
CREIGHTON, Neb. - Are you looking for another alternative when planting cover crops? Does the harvest season time-crunch limit your ability to fully capitalize on the long-term benefits of using cover crops? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’ll want to attend the field...Read more
09/04/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...Read more
09/03/2019
Lincoln (NE) August 29, 2019 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) has closed a portion of its Oak Creek Recreational Trail (including the equestrian trail), one mile west of Valparaiso, due to excessive stream erosion. LPSNRD Resources Conservationist Ariana Kennedy said, “...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
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
09/04/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...Read more
01/07/2019
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
12/11/2018
“We are pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS) actions to propose a new Clean Water Rule to replace the 2015 “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) Rule.”Read more
11/02/2018
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
10/23/2018
(WAHOO) Students and instructors from 39 different FFA Chapters across the state of Nebraska were at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, October 17th. 151 students competed in the 2018 State Land Judging Contest held at the recreation area. Individual and Team Scores are here.Read more
10/19/2018
City, State and federal officials today announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14...Read more
10/01/2018
(Kearney, NE) – The 2018 Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 24th – 25th and focused on protecting lives, property and the future of Nebraska’s natural resources.Read more

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