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(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors issued an order for changes to the NRD’s Rules and Regulations for the Groundwater Management Plan. The order was approved during the CPNRD’s September board meeting with changes to take...Read more
NORFOLK -- Being proactive in the conjunctive management of groundwater and surface water is what led the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors to implement a voluntary Integrated Management Plan (IMP) for the protection of the resources. The citizens of the LENRD...Read more
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
Lincoln (NE) September 20, 2018 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved an agreement that establishes guidelines for its annual bulk sales of seedling trees and shrubs. At its meeting Wednesday, the board approved the agreement through September...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors have scheduled a public hearing on proposed changes to the NRD’s Rules and Regulations for the Groundwater Management Plan. Changes include new language regarding wells and adds a timeline for staff to...Read more
(Scottsbluff) At the September Board meeting, the North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) Board of Directors passed the budget for Fiscal Year 2019 with notable changes, including a reduction in spending by nearly $400,000 and a reduction in property tax asking of nearly $500,000. Over the...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors signed a resolution to set the 2018/2019 fiscal budget levy at 0.02576 at their August board meeting on Thursday. The 2019 fiscal budget was approved at $17.5 million in July, down from $22.5 million in...Read more
The Board of Directors and Staff of the North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) would like to invite everyone to the NRD’s first annual Water Expo. The event will be on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the NRD office located at 100547 Airport Road, Scottsbluff NE. This...Read more
The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District dives into a major success in cleaning up and de-listing Shell Creek near Schuyler, Nebraska of Atrazine and the part students played in improving the watershed.Read more
Lincoln (NE) August 16, 2018 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors gave final approval to the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget at their monthly meeting in Lincoln on Wednesday.Read more


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
(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
(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
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
(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
(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
(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
(Lincoln, NE) For 45 years, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been protecting lives, property and future of this beautiful state. July 1, 2017, marks the 45th Anniversary of the creation of the NRD system in Nebraska. With the local public participation, Nebraska has made...Read more
(WAHOO) The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced Eric Gottschalk as the candidate for General Manager following current General Manager John Miyoshi’s retirement. Gottschalk began his career with the Lower Platte North NRD in April of 2000. He has had involvement in...Read more
Concordia High School Takes the Win at State Envirothon High School Natural Resources Competition Lincoln, NE – The 2017 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia will now prepare for the North American Envirothon competition in Emmitsburg, Maryland in...Read more