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GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Dan Bigbee, Senior Environmental Scientist at EA Engineering, Science & Technology, presented the results of a cover crop study to the Central Platte NRD’s Board of Directors on Thursday. The Central Platte and Lower Loup NRDs partnered on a study to determine impacts...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors met Wednesday and approved the property tax levy for the Fiscal Year 2024. The levy decreased 13% from the previous year and is set at $0.023 per $100 of assessed evaluation. The property tax request...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Prescribed Fire Program and pricing for landowners will be a topic of discussion for the CPNRD’s Programs Committee this month. The committee will consider possible changes to the Prescribed Fire Program and take their...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – Tri-Basin NRD board of directors voted to create an assistant manager position for the District at their September board meeting. The board selected district Water Resources Manager Nolan Little to assume that position, effective October 1. Little started working for the NRD as...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Outdoor Learning Area at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds will soon receive a monitoring well from the Nebraska Well Drillers Association. The Grand Island Groundwater Guardian Team and Central Platte NRD developed and maintain the Outdoor Learning Area located east of...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Crop producers in the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District are again being offered help with establishing cover crops to control erosion and make the soil more productive. Cover crops can provide the added benefit of capturing, recycling, and redistributing nutrients,...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) held a public hearing on August 31st to receive public comments on the proposed fiscal 2023/2024 levy. With the District’s total assessed valuation at $20,642,169,013, the required 2023/2024 levy was set at 0.02338...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska - At the August 24th Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors Meeting, Directors approved JEO Consulting Group (JEO) as the consultant for the North Fork Elkhorn River Watershed Plan/Environmental Document (Watershed Plan). This project is about...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors has approved a $37.8 million Fiscal Year 2024 Budget. The budget’s property tax request was raised for the first time in four years to $10,514,822, a 3.5% increase from the previous year. The final tax...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - The Central Platte Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing at 1:45 p.m. on August 31st to hear comments on the proposed levy for the 2023/2024 FY budget. Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, said with the total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund at $...Read more


Hall of Fame and Conservation Award Winners Recognized for Success LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and subject matter experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 25-26, 2023. The conference...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – 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
Three individuals will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 12-14, 2023. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska -- On July 28, 2023, the Massachusetts Envirothon team from Lexington, Massachusetts, was named the champion of the 2023 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon, with teams from Pennsylvania and Ontario coming in second and third place respectively. Nebraska was...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In a groundbreaking effort to promote sustainability within the travel industry, Lincoln-based Executive Travel has taken the initiative to offset its carbon emissions by planting trees throughout the state. In July 2021, Executive Travel announced its ETGreen initiative with a...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and 17 of Nebraska's 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are pleased to announce the development of a nitrogen dashboard in partnership with Longitude 103, a leading provider of agricultural technology...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Approximately 65 directors and staff from Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) along with conservation partners convened in Kearney for the annual NRD Basin Tour hosted by the Central Platte NRD June 12-13, 2023. The NRD Basin Tour explores a different water basin each...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Pelicans and turkeys welcomed high schoolers from across Nebraska to Lake McConaughy for the 31st annual Nebraska State Envirothon April 26, 2023. Dawson County Envirothon Club took home the championship along with $1,500 and will represent Nebraska at the National Conservation...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) were represented by more than 55 directors and staff in Washington, D.C., March 20-22, 2023. Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for strengthening tools to preserve and fund natural resources projects, which includes influencing policymakers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The voting members of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Board of Directors elected new officers during their board meeting March 6, 2023. The NARD Board consists of representation from each of the Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). The board...Read more