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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
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
03/09/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Jim Cannia, U.S. Geological Survey, will give an update on the Airborne Electromagnetic (AEM) survey results within the Central Platte NRD to the NRD’s Water Resources Committee this month. The committee will report the results at the board of directors meeting scheduled for 2:...Read more
03/02/2018
Staff and directors from Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) will meet with landowners involved in the district’s Improvement Project Areas (IPA) on Friday, March 9. Members of the Kearney County IPA steering committees (South Dry Creek IPA, Fort Kearny-West IPA, Whiskey Slough IPA, and Fort...Read more
02/27/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - With higher temperatures this week, the Central Platte Natural Resources District is warning homeowners that ice jams and flooding are a high potential along the Platte River. This winter has had more freezing degree days and the ice is thicker. The warmer temperatures this...Read more
02/26/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Is your soil as healthy as it could be? That’s a question that farmers have asked themselves for decades. In the past, the answer would be to apply more fertilizer on crops to get the best yield possible. More recently, new practices focus more on determining what is happening...Read more

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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
07/04/2017
(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
06/27/2017
(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
04/27/2017
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
03/20/2017
I get it. North Platte Senator Mike Groene campaigned hard on the issue of the Lincoln County stream augmentation project launched in 2012 by the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE). Click here to read the rest of the article.Read more
03/15/2017
Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users who claimed their property rights were superior to the Republican River Compact and that state administration of surface water to comply with the Compact deprived them of all economic benefits failed to persuade the Nebraska Supreme Court.Read more
02/22/2017
(Nebraska) Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) announces nearly 700,000 trees and shrubs have been ordered for Nebraskans across the state so far, for planting in the spring of 2017.Read more
02/06/2017
Gordon Nebraska – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was Sidney Team 2 comprised of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William...Read more
11/17/2016
(Lincoln, NE) The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) and Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are proud to announce the acceptance of the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Plan by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 13th, 2016. The BGMA Plan is the...Read more
10/31/2016
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more

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