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07/08/2019
Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) unanimously voted to prohibit blue rock and target shooting at all Lower Big Blue NRD-owned and operated areas. During the June 26 Lower Big Blue NRD board meeting, discussion included safety concerns prompted by complaints from visitors to the lakes...Read more
07/02/2019
CHADRON, Neb. -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has completed spring groundwater level measurements. Despite the plentiful precipitation received the last several months, the groundwater levels have remained steady throughout the District. Groundwater levels are...Read more
07/01/2019
NORFOLK, Neb. – As the area continues to recover from the March flood events, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors is looking into possible solutions for communities for the future. One of the LENRD’s 12 responsibilities includes flood prevention and control as...Read more
06/27/2019
Conservation Incentive Program ............... Front Manager's Message .................................. Pg. 2 Welcome Summer Interns ......................... Pg. 3 Groundwater Management Area ............... Pg. 3 Calendar of Events ................................... Pg. 4Read more
06/18/2019
Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) concluded purchase of the Holdrege Armory Building from Industrial Pipelines, Inc. Friday, June 14. The building will serve as an equipment maintenance shop and storage facility for the district. Tri-Basin NRD Manager John Thorburn said he hopes that the...Read more
06/13/2019
2018 AEM Results Published .................... Front Donnelly Joins NNRD Board ..................... Front Confined Aquifers 101 ............................... Front Let's Go to the Parks! ................................ Pg. 2 From the Manager's Desk ......................... Pg. 3 Watershed...Read more
06/13/2019
Nebraska Game & Parks Take 'Em Fishing Campaign .............. Front 18th Annual Fishing Derby Draws Record Crowds .................... Front Spring 2018 Groundwater Level Measurements ........................ Pg. 2 Well Decommisioning Cost-Share ................................................Read more
06/07/2019
Meet the Conservation Coach ............... Front Partnerships Important in Flood Protection .............Front 1,000th Well Sealed................ P.2 Survey Says: Groundwater is Top Concern ......... P.2 Goundwater Review ................ P.3 Nebraska Rivers Swell ................ P.4 Project...Read more
06/04/2019
"NEW" Water Information Program ..... Front Important Dates ...................... Front Integrated Management Plan (IMP): Connecting the Dots ................ P.2 IMP Plan From Start to Finish ....... P.3 Platte River basin Second Increment Basin-Wide Plan IMP ................ P.4Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
06/22/2018
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more
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

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