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12/18/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors, meeting on Wednesday, appointed retired USDA scientist and research leader Ken Vogel to serve a two-year term on the Board. Vogel was among five Subdistrict 3 residents to apply for the seat,...Read more
12/15/2020
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has entered into an agreement to develop a watershed plan and environmental assessment document (Watershed Plan-EA) for the Box Butte Creek Watershed, under the Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations program...Read more
12/09/2020
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – G. Reed Philips has been appointed to represent subdistrict one on the Tri-Basin Natural Resources District’s board of directors. Philips will serve the remaining two years of the four-year term of Phyllis Johnson also of rural Bertrand. Johnson resigned from the board after...Read more
11/24/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a Board seat following the passing of Subdistrict 3 Director Mike DeKalb. Applicants must be a resident of Subdistrict 3 and they must be a registered voter. Subdistrict 3...Read more
11/19/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved $2.56 million in grant funding for the Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project Nov. 18, 2020. The money completes a grant announced in 2019 from the Nebraska Water Sustainability Fund, which is...Read more
11/13/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Nebraska has a proud history of planting trees. Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) help landowners plant more than a million conservation trees each year. Since 1972, the Central Platte NRD has sold more than 3.7 million trees. Conservation trees benefit both...Read more
11/06/2020
What drives soil health? What are the costs and benefits of improving your soil? These questions and more will be explored at the upcoming Project GROW Winter Workshop, in York Dec. 3. The third annual Winter Workshop will feature Dr. Jill Clapperton, owner and principal scientist at Rhizoterra,...Read more
11/05/2020
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Twin Platte Natural Resources District (TPNRD) received a $249,990 grant from the Nebraska Water Sustainability Fund to help fund the TPNRD Advanced Aquifer Monitoring System. This new system will use 135 sites currently measured for groundwater levels (73 existing...Read more
11/03/2020
RANDOLPH, Nebraska – The City of Randolph will break ground this week on a flood control project that has been in the making for 18 years. The groundbreaking ceremony will be Friday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. near the city’s RV parking area, west of Sholes Road and east of Nebraska Street. Representatives...Read more
10/30/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 32 Nebraska FFA chapters met in McCool Junction to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 28. The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. To...Read more

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03/13/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Between Feb. 5 and March 10, Nebraska high school students competed around the state at regional Envirothon competitions demonstrating natural resources knowledge by measuring trees, identifying animal pelts and plotting maps. The winning teams from each regional Envirothon...Read more
02/13/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – It’s application time for one of the biggest youth agriculture outreach events in the state—the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI). NAYI brings together high school juniors and seniors to learn more about Nebraska agriculture, network with agriculture leaders and...Read more
01/30/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) collectively signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Jan. 28. This agreement is a renewal of a long-standing commitment between the NRDs and NRCS that...Read more
01/23/2020
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
12/09/2019
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
10/24/2019
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
09/16/2019
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
09/11/2019
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
09/04/2019
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
01/07/2019
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more

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