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11/22/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The static water level of 34 irrigation wells, from selected locations throughout the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD), is measured semi-annually. Fall 2020 readings, following a pumping season that was heavier than recent years, show average water levels...Read more
11/22/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved the proposed new subdistrict boundaries to submit to local county clerks. The CPNRD boundaries reach from the Lincoln-Dawson county line near Gothenburg to Hwy 81 near Columbus...Read more
11/15/2021
BRADSHAW, Nebraska -- Gary Eberle has a different relationship with trees on his property than most Nebraska farmers. Far from seeing them as a nuisance on a fence line or useful only in a windbreak, Eberle and his wife, Nancy, have cultivated a modest agroforestry business using trees purchased in...Read more
11/09/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Producers in the Central Platte and Upper Big Blue Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are encouraged to enroll their acres in the new Nebraska Soil Carbon Project. This project provides greater financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in...Read more
11/05/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Water is essential for successful agriculture. While Nebraska has some of the best water resources in the world for farming, experts say the abundance shouldn’t be taken for granted or mismanaged. A new Nebraska Public Media program produced in partnership with the Twin Platte...Read more
11/05/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South NRD’s (LPSNRD) Oak Creek Recreational Trail will be closed during firearm deer hunting season. This year’s season is Nov. 13-21, and warning signs saying the trail is closed are posted at every trail access. LPSNRD’s MoPac East and Homestead recreational...Read more
10/29/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The protection of our groundwater is one of the main responsibilities given to Nebraska’s NRDs. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) board and staff work diligently to come up with ways to develop, manage, and conserve our water now and for future generations...Read more
10/26/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) provides cost share to seal unused, or abandoned irrigation or domestic wells. If you have a well which is no longer serviceable and need to have it permanently taken out of service, LCNRD can help you protect your...Read more
10/26/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are offering water nitrate testing for domestic wells only at no charge. To have your water tested, fill a small clean glass jar with the water to be sampled and...Read more
10/26/2021
Press Release from the Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service Oct. 25, 2021. LINCOLN, Nebraska – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has funding available to assist landowners in source water protection priority areas to install conservation practices. Interested landowners...Read more

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11/15/2021
BRADSHAW, Nebraska -- Gary Eberle has a different relationship with trees on his property than most Nebraska farmers. Far from seeing them as a nuisance on a fence line or useful only in a windbreak, Eberle and his wife, Nancy, have cultivated a modest agroforestry business using trees purchased in...Read more
10/26/2021
Press Release from the Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service Oct. 25, 2021. LINCOLN, Nebraska – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has funding available to assist landowners in source water protection priority areas to install conservation practices. Interested landowners...Read more
09/20/2021
Hall of Fame and Conservation Award Winners Recognized for Success LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 26-28. The conference brings together NRD...Read more
09/16/2021
LINCOLN, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days Sept. 15, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized four 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 make the...Read more
09/07/2021
Presley Wendelin, currently a junior at UNL studying agribusiness, will join NARD as a part-time intern beginning Sept. 8, 2021. Presley grew up in Gothenburg, Nebraska, where she was involved in many extra-circular school activities including serving as the Gothenburg FFA President. Some of her...Read more
09/07/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 14-16. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more...Read more
07/29/2021
Students from Esopus, New York, Named Champions LINCOLN, Nebraska – On July 28, students from Esopus, New York, took the top prize of $15,000 at the 2021 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon, an international environmental and natural resources education competition for high schoolers...Read more
06/23/2021
National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore to Open 2021 NCF-Envirothon NARD Foundation to Award Additional Scholarships LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) is excited to announce Joel Sartore as the keynote speaker for the 2021 National Conservation...Read more
06/14/2021
OMAHA, Nebraska – Approximately 75 directors and staff from Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts convened in Omaha for the annual NRD Basin Tour hosted by the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (Papio NRD) June 7-8, 2021. “It was a pleasure hosting the Basin Tour this year to...Read more
04/29/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – High schoolers from across Nebraska – and a few pelicans – descended on Lake Wanahoo for the 29th annual Nebraska State Envirothon April 28. Ord High School took home the championship along with $1,500 and will represent Nebraska at the National Conservation Foundation (NCF)...Read more

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