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02/02/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Encouraging results of new sensor-based fertigation will be presented at Central Platte NRD’s annual Water Programs Update to be held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at the Merrick County Fairgrounds in Central City. During the 2022 growing season, sensor-based fertigation (SBF)...Read more
01/31/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Recently, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) approved the Upper Wahoo Creek Watershed Plan to protect the lives, property, and the future of Nebraskans. “NRCS is happy to...Read more
01/27/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Jim Bendfeldt, Director on the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) Board, stepped down for personal reasons at their monthly meeting on Thursday. Bendfeldt was a very active member for the 17 years he served on the Board. In September 2022, he was inducted...Read more
01/20/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors elected David Landis its Board chair for 2023, when it met, Wednesday. Board members elect their executive committee each January. Landis, of Lincoln, had been a member of the board from 1972-1978 and...Read more
01/13/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) Board of Directors will elect their board chairman and vice-chairman at their monthly meeting to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2023. In December, the Nominating Committee recommended current Chairman Mick...Read more
01/13/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Registration is open for Central Platte NRD’s annual Water Programs Update. NRD staff will give updates on both water quality and water quantity developments and progresses. Guest speakers will offer insights in the anticipated weather pattern for the 2023 growing season,...Read more
01/04/2023
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will again partner with Chadron State College (CSC) & C.F. Coffee Family Foundation to hold the annual Range Day at the Student Center on the CSC campus on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. “Anyone interested in improving...Read more
01/04/2023
Press Release from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy published on Jan. 4, 2023. LINCOLN, Nebraska -- The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is now accepting applications for the Private Well Reverse Osmosis Rebate Program. NDEE will administer $1.2 million in...Read more
12/27/2022
Nitrate testing and treatment resources vary widely by Natural Resources District. Flatwater Free Press emailed questions about testing, treatment, and who to contact to every NRD in the state. Find your district by clicking on the map, then look for its answers below. Note: Not all NRDs responded...Read more
12/21/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) will be holding a public hearing on proposed revisions to the District’s Groundwater Rules and Regulations. The hearing will be Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at 3 p.m. at the LPSNRD office, 3125 Portia Street in Lincoln...Read more

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02/02/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The deadline is approaching to order conservation tree seedlings from your local Natural Resources District (NRD). Since 1972, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have worked with communities and landowners to plant more than 100 million trees throughout the state. For...Read more
01/20/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In preparation for another legislative session, the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts host their annual Legislative Conference to highlight partnerships and discuss natural resources policy at the Lincoln Embassy Suites Jan. 24-25, 2023. The two-day conference brings...Read more
01/04/2023
Press Release from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy published on Jan. 4, 2023. LINCOLN, Nebraska -- The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is now accepting applications for the Private Well Reverse Osmosis Rebate Program. NDEE will administer $1.2 million in...Read more
11/23/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, insects and roots were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognize students from kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Healthy Soil...Read more
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

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