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NORFOLK, Nebraska – Recently, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors signed a letter of support to apply for grant funding to restore and establish tree windbreaks across the district. The Nebraska Forest Service is applying for the Regional Conservation Partnership...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) will begin required maintenance to the top of the dam at North Oak 1-A, also known as Wildwood Lake. The work involves some regrading to the top of the dam structure. Wildwood Lake is owned by the NRD, but managed by the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Stormwater improvement projects related to the Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project, Salt Creek stream stability and Beal Slough are included in a stormwater management work plan approved May 20 by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors...Read more
WAHOO, Nebraska – The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (LPNNRD) announced the opening of two vault toilets at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for the upcoming holiday weekend. In March, the LPNNRD made the decision to close all of the restrooms along with the shower building and...Read more
ORD, Nebraska – The Lower Loup Natural Resources District’s two recreation areas will reopen Wednesday, May 20. Pibel Lake Recreation Area south of Bartlett and Davis Creek Recreation Area south of North Loup are currently limited to day-use only. NRD General Manager Russell Callan said that RV...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will open its recreation areas for camping May 20, 2020. The gates to camping areas at Big Indian and Willard Meyer Recreation Areas will be closed at 5 p.m. May 19, 2020, and open to campers on a first-come, first-serve basis...Read more
Nebraska corn growers know that applying the right amount of fertilizer at the right time is essential to a successful growing season. Too little applied can be costly at harvest if there is a yield reduction, but too much applied can also be an expensive error as it means paying for nitrogen (N)...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Campers can begin to enjoy their favorite pastime at various recreation areas later this month. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will be opening the campgrounds at their recreation areas on Wednesday, May 20. “Due to COVID-19, social distancing efforts have...Read more
YORK, Nebraska – Following the lead of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District will reopen for overnight camping at local recreation areas on Wednesday, May 20, with some additional guidelines in place. Overnight camping will be available for RV campers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Through its many programs, the environmental education staff at the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) helps 40,000 students learn more about their environment every school year. In reaction to school closures due to the pandemic, the staff found new ways to...Read more


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. 28-29. The two-day conference brings...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
“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
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
(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