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05/14/2018
NORFOLK – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will soon have a new home. LENRD Board Chairman, Dennis Schultz, said, “It wasn’t an easy decision to make because of the district’s longtime, strong partnership with Northeast Community College, but the need to be as fiscally...Read more
05/14/2018
NORFOLK AREA - The Norfolk area is full of opportunities to explore the nature of Nebraska. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, and the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau want to help you discover your area trails, lakes, and wild places while...Read more
05/14/2018
Lincoln, NE - April 5, 2018 - North Platte Natural Resources District announced today that it will receive $126,277 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the "DAMP Project". The Trust Board announced funding for the project at its meeting on April 5, 2018 in Lincoln. This is the final year of...Read more
05/14/2018
Press Release 100547 Airport Rd, PO Box 280 Scottsbluff, NE 69363-0280 PH: 308-632-2749 FAX: 308-632-4346 www.npnrd.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information please contact John Berge or David Wolf, 632-2749 Date: May 11, 2018 North Platte NRD Honors Late Board Member The North Platte Natural...Read more
04/19/2018
Lincoln (NE) April 19, 2018 – Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) Board Member Jeremie Kerkman has resigned his seat on the Board of Directors, due to moving out of Subdistrict 6. The resignation was announced at Wednesday’s regular meeting of the board and took effect on April 19th...Read more
04/12/2018
(Norfolk, NE) The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts Foundation’s annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash set for Saturday, April 14, 2018 on the Cowboy Trail in Norfolk has been cancelled to the expected snow storm.Read more
04/10/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is offering $100 scholarships for students to attend natural resources-related camps this summer. ELEMENTARY Scholarships are available for elementary students to attend the Summer Orientation About Rivers (SOAR) Camp. SOAR...Read more
04/04/2018
Highlights from the Tri-Basin NRD newsletter include: - Curtis Scheele received regional and national NRCS awards - Flowmeter data for 2017 has been compiled - Land Resources staff at TBNRD has changed - ACE camp scholarships are available to TBNRD students - Tri-Basin will be giving tree seedlings...Read more
04/02/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Following executive session, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board approved a purchase agreement to buy 157.4 acres of groundwater irrigated land in the amount of $915,000 during their monthly board meeting on Thursday. The land is located six miles southeast of...Read more
03/28/2018
(Alma, NE) Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Nebraska Bostwick Irrigation District (NBID) have signed an Agreement through which the LRNRD will contribute $1 million to Bostwick’s upcoming automated gate project. This project will significantly improve the efficiency of the...Read more

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NARD News
05/02/2018
(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
04/12/2018
(Norfolk, NE) The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts Foundation’s annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash set for Saturday, April 14, 2018 on the Cowboy Trail in Norfolk has been cancelled to the expected snow storm.Read more
03/23/2018
Local NRD Run Raises Funds for Youth Education in Natural Resources NORFOLK - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is reaching out across the district to help support youth education in natural resources. The LENRD is hosting a 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash fundraiser at Ta-Ha-...Read more
03/14/2018
Twelve teams competed March 6th, in the 2018 Southeast Regional Envirothon Competition at Southeast Community College-Beatrice Campus. The Envirothon is a natural resources competition for 9th through 12th grade students. The competition consists of seven testing stations, where participants answer...Read more
10/31/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Starting this fall, only junior and senior college students are eligible to receive a scholarship. The Central Platte Natural Resources District will provide five college students scholarships...Read more
10/12/2017
(Dix, NE) Over 80 high-school students from around the panhandle participated in the 2017 West Regional Land Judging Contest. The event was held north of Dix.Read more
10/05/2017
Harvest isn’t just about cutting stalks, it’s about taking stock. According to Britt Weiser, state resource conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lincoln, during harvest farmers should study the areas in their fields where erosion is occurring.Read more
09/22/2017
(Rushville, NE) One-hundred-sixteen (116) high school students from 11 schools across the Nebraska Panhandle competed in the Area I Range Judging contest held at Kirkland and Sheila Budd’s Ranch on Wednesday September 20, 2017.Read more
08/08/2017
(Nebraska) Several popular Natural Resources District (NRD) recreation areas and hiking/biking trails across Nebraska are expecting record-breaking numbers of campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to come out and watch the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. The NRD recreation areas in the...Read more
08/04/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Six of Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) will present Wildlife CSI in the Sustainability Pavilion at the Nebraska State Fair. Participants will use animal tracking, skull and bone identification, scatology, animal evidence and observation in the natural world. "...Read more

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