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01/14/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) board honored outstanding conservationists at their annual awards banquet on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. The event was held at the Stables Event Center in Norfolk. Outstanding Partnership Award LENRD Board Chairman, Gary Loftis...Read more
01/13/2020
With the cold winter season, we will begin seeing ice formation in the Platte River channels. Colder temperatures in the near term are going to lead to ice formation in the next few weeks. Rivers are running above normal flows this year due to higher precipitation. If enough ice forms, it can jam...Read more
01/13/2020
The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) has seven director positions up for election in 2020. Two director positions are up for election in Subdistrict One and one position from each of the other five subdistricts. The term of office will be four years beginning January 2021, except for...Read more
01/07/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - The Central Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is hosting its annual Water Programs Update on groundwater levels, nitrate levels and current research studies. Associate Nebraska State Climatologist Al Dutcher will discuss weather challenges that lie ahead in 2020...Read more
12/19/2019
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska – The Twin Platte Natural Resources District (TPNRD) was awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission for a new Water Data Program. Grant funds were available through the Water Sustainability Fund. The TPNRD’s Water Data Program is a result of...Read more
12/17/2019
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will again partner with Chadron State College (CSC) and C.F. Coffee Family Foundation to hold the fifth annual Range Day at the Student Center on the CSC campus Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. “The planning committee has...Read more
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

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12/09/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Life in...Read more
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

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