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As Nebraskans learned this past spring, you can’t predict when disaster will strike—but you can be prepared. Funding for emergency preparation and other community enhancements was the main topic at a recent workshop presented at the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District office in York, August 7...Read more
The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will hold a public hearing and informational open house at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Holthus Convention Center (3130 Holen Avenue, York). Anyone with an interest in water usage and quality issues in the district area is encouraged to...Read more
Free 10 county scrap tire collection! The Papio Missouri River Natural Resources District, Nebraska Loess Hills RC&D Council and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District will have a free scrap tire collection on Friday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds in...Read more
NORFOLK, Neb. – Groundwater quality and quantity are top priorities for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD). Through monthly meeting, the LENRD Board and staff work to develop and implement management plans for the future of Nebraska's natural resources. During LENRD's July meeting...Read more
Lincoln, Neb. – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors tentatively approved a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, Wednesday, that is $3.2 million lower than the initial draft of expenditures presented to the board in June. Final consideration of the $31.2 million...Read more
Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) unanimously voted to prohibit blue rock and target shooting at all Lower Big Blue NRD-owned and operated areas. During the June 26 Lower Big Blue NRD board meeting, discussion included safety concerns prompted by complaints from visitors to the lakes...Read more
CHADRON, Neb. -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has completed spring groundwater level measurements. Despite the plentiful precipitation received the last several months, the groundwater levels have remained steady throughout the District. Groundwater levels are...Read more
NORFOLK, Neb. – As the area continues to recover from the March flood events, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors is looking into possible solutions for communities for the future. One of the LENRD’s 12 responsibilities includes flood prevention and control as...Read more
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NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
“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
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
(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
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
(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
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more
(Lincoln, NE) In honor of Soil and Water Stewardship Week’s theme “Watersheds, Our Water, Our Home,” the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are celebrating the watershed projects that benefit Nebraska. Through the 900+...Read more