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02/17/2017
CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Applications Due March 15 (GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District is accepting applications until March 15, 2017, for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Each year the CPNRD provides 10 students majoring in a natural...Read more
02/17/2017
Lake Oroville Dam Emergency Not Likely in Metro Omaha Considerable media coverage of California’s Lake Oroville Dam and Emergency Spillway crisis over the last few weeks has led to some questions about the safety of dams throughout the United States and in the Omaha Metro Area. “Comparing the...Read more
01/27/2017
Water Purchase Credits Available to Producers Following Central Platte NRD’s Approval to Proceed With Conservation Easement (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – Producers in the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) may soon have more options to purchase water credits following the board’s approval...Read more
01/27/2017
In the Winter Edition, you can read about several important topics including: Scholarships Available Mike’s Message Trees and Tree Order Form Summer Grazing Chemigation Irrigated Taxes Occupation TaxRead more
01/27/2017
Bank stabilization project will provide protection along Elkhorn River NORFOLK – Since the flood of 2010, a unique local partnership has been building to protect northeast Nebraska from future flood events. At their January meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) board voted...Read more
01/20/2017
YORK, NE --The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (UBBNRD) is offering financial incentives to landowners interested in installing Variable Rate Irrigation systems.Read more
01/13/2017
Tri-Basin NRD Names Conservation Award Winners Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) held its biennial recognition banquet at the Taste of Texas in Holdrege on Thursday, January 12, 2017. District staff, directors, and guests gathered to recognize recipients of conservation awards. Russell...Read more
01/13/2017
New Board Members Sworn In Four recently-elected members of the Papio-Missouri River NRD Board of Directors were sworn in at this meeting. The new members include Subdistrict 1, Ted Japp, Blair; Subdistrict 3, Larry Bradley, Omaha; Subdistrict 9, Mark Gruenewald, Omaha; and Subdistrict 11, John B...Read more
01/12/2017
Tri Basin Natural Resources District talks water conference, nitrogen management training and tree orders in its 2017 winter newsletter.Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
02/22/2017
(Nebraska) Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) announces nearly 700,000 trees and shrubs have been ordered for Nebraskans across the state so far, for planting in the spring of 2017.Read more
02/06/2017
Gordon Nebraska – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was Sidney Team 2 comprised of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William...Read more
11/17/2016
(Lincoln, NE) The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) and Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are proud to announce the acceptance of the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Plan by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 13th, 2016. The BGMA Plan is the...Read more
10/31/2016
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
10/28/2016
The first groundwater based nonpoint source Alternative to EPA’s 9-element Watershed Plan, the Bazile Groundwater Management Plan has been announced. It opens the area and project sponsors there to 319 Project funding -- the first ever groundwater area eligible under the new EPA NPS Guidance.Read more
09/29/2016
Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 2016 Annual Conference Has Increased Attendance Educating Public About Water and Soil Conservation (Kearney, NE) – The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 26th – 27th...Read more
09/23/2016
(Kearney, NE) Protecting the public and Nebraska’s water, soil and other natural resources are the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) top priority. New studies, tools and programs will be presented at the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference on Monday, September 26th...Read more
09/14/2016
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more
09/14/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more
04/29/2016
NEBRASKA ENVIROTHON NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETITION ANNOUNCES WINNING TEAM HEADED TO COMPETE IN CANADA! “Envirothon goes beyond the classroom in giving students natural resources life skills.” Lincoln, NE – The 2016 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School...Read more

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