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09/23/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved revisions to the ranking priorities for the Urban Conservation Program at their monthly meeting on Thursday. The Board will now accept applications year-round, removing the March 1st...Read more
09/20/2022
WAHOO, Nebraska – Producers across the Eastern part of Nebraska are taking part in cover crop demonstrations to improve soil health that can lead to water quality and water quantity improvements. The Highboy Cover Crop Interseeding Project (HiCCIP), received funding and assistance from Nebraska...Read more
09/19/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors met Wednesday and approved a resolution officially establishing its Fiscal Year 2023. The $36.7 million budget, which was approved during the August board meeting, requires a property tax levy of $0...Read more
09/19/2022
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The impacts of the drought are becoming even more serious for the citizens of northeast Nebraska as the dry conditions continue to escalate. The attached map shows the comparison across the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) over the last few weeks, with most of...Read more
09/09/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors will consider updating its Urban Conservation Program at their monthly meeting to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at the CPNRD office located at 215 Kaufman Avenue in Grand Island, NE...Read more
09/02/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District held a public hearing on Thursday to hear public comments on the proposed fiscal 2022/2023 levy, just prior to the Board of Directors monthly meeting. Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, said with the total requirements for the...Read more
09/01/2022
Grand Island, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) will start taking applications to transfer irrigated acres for the 2023 growing season on September 1, 2022. The application period will end on March 1, 2023. Luke Zakrzewski, GIS Image Analyst, said if you are planning...Read more
08/19/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing at 1:45 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2022, to hear public comments on the proposed fiscal 2022/2023 levy. General ManagerLyndon Vogt said with the total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund at $28,...Read more
08/19/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $36.7 million Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. District subcommittees began working on the budget in April and cut $3.5 million from the initial draft. The approval Wednesday followed public...Read more
08/17/2022
CHADRON, Nebraska - Each year, the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) accepts nominations for individuals or groups who have shown exemplary work to protect our state’s natural resources in Northwest Nebraska. Nominations are accepted from agencies and natural resources...Read more

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09/20/2022
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. 26-27, 2022. The conference...Read more
09/14/2022
Three individuals honored for conservation work 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’...Read more
09/07/2022
Three individuals will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, drought or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 13-15, 2022. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet...Read more
08/16/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – More than 51,000 trees of ETGreen’s 1 million goal take root advancing an ecosystem that provides shelter, safety, food, and more to a diverse range of species. In July 2021, Executive Travel, a Lincoln-based travel management company, announced its ETGreen initiative with a...Read more
08/10/2022
NRDs play an important role in outdoor learning LINCOLN, Nebraska – Since their inception, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have organized projects and programs to educate both youth and adults about conservation and natural resources. According to the Children and Nature Network, time...Read more
07/11/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – With the stroke of a pen and eager applause, Gov. Pete Ricketts proclaims July 11-15, 2022, as NRD Week in Nebraska to celebrate Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 50th anniversary. “We are proud to celebrate five decades of protecting, conserving and improving...Read more
06/20/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Since their inception in 1972, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been monitoring groundwater quality to protect lives, property and the future. Approximately 85 percent of Nebraskans rely on groundwater as their drinking water source and it is the primary...Read more
06/08/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Approximately 50 directors and staff from Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) convened in Scottsbluff for the annual NRD Basin Tour hosted by the South Platte, North Platte and Upper Niobrara White NRDs June 6-7, 2022. “We get far less rain than the rest of state,...Read more
05/24/2022
Press release from USDA Farm Service Agency Office. WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling...Read more
05/16/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Since their inception in 1972, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been building and maintaining flood control structures to protect lives, property and the future. From Gering Valley in the Nebraska Panhandle to Papillion Creek in the Omaha metro, NRDs across the...Read more

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