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05/29/2019
On May 14, 2019, the Little Blue Natural Resources District Board of Directors approved a motion signifying that the District has reached a consensus with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources to adopt the draft Integrated Management Plan (IMP). The District with the Department will be...Read more
05/16/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are celebrating the 10 th year of Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) June 16-19 at the State 4-H Youth Camp near Halsey, Nebraska. Nebraska’s 23 NRDs encourage middle school students interested in the outdoors to sign up for this...Read more
05/15/2019
The Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) will receive $228,500 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “Development of Research and Demonstration Sites in the BGMA for Groundwater Nitrate Reduction” project. The NET Board announced funding for the project at its meeting in Lincoln...Read more
05/15/2019
The Norfolk area is full of opportunities to explore the nature of Nebraska. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, and the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau want to help you discover your area trails, lakes and wild places, while highlighting the unique...Read more
05/14/2019
In this edition of the of Central Platte NRD "In Perspective" May 2019 newsletter: Communities Protected by Projects..... Front Flood Assistance Available ...................... P.2 Flood Control Stroll June 21 ................ P.2 Crop Reports/Chemigation Permits....... P.3 UNL Water Ag Mail...Read more
05/14/2019
LINCOLN, Neb . – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are a rare example of a groundwater government whose practices are conducive to positive, sustainable groundwater quality outcomes, according to a new study published in the most recent edition of Water Alternatives, an...Read more
05/07/2019
The 2019 land judging competitions will take place throughout October at Natural Resources Districts around the state. Land Judging is a high school competition that challenges students to gain a better understanding of soil structure and land evaluation. Land judging enables each participant to...Read more
05/06/2019
The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District, Beatrice Optimist Club, the Swan 5 Advisory Council and Big Indian Archers host the 18th Annual Free Family Fishing Day and Youth Fishing & Casting Derby at Willard L. Meyer Recreation Area near Tobias, Nebraska, on Saturday, May 18, 2019.Read more
03/04/2019
Lincoln (NE) March 4, 2019 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) has helped landowners decommission a thousand wells. Tim and Dawn Powell, of Powell Properties and Management LLC, of Malcolm, recently had a licensed contractor decommission (fill and seal) an unused well on...Read more
01/21/2019
In this edition of the Lower Republican NRD Review Winter 2019 Newsletter: Grain Bag Recycling Pg 1 South Central Water Conference Pg 2 College Scholarships Pg 2 Trees Available Pg 2 Irrigated Taxes Pg 2 Pooling Pg 2 LRNRD District GW Pumping 2002-2018 Pg 3 2018 Groundwater Usage by County Pg 3...Read more

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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
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

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