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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
10/31/2017
Central Platte NRD's Fall Newsletter includes: -Spring Groundwater Levels -New Urban Conservation Cost Share -Property Tax Request Down Nearly $468,000 -Comments Being Accepted for Platte River Program -Cedars: A Pasture Problem -Orders Open for Trees on November 1st -Updated Water Management Rules...Read more
10/31/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – Nebraska has a proud history of planting trees. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) help landowners plant more than a million conservation trees each year. The Central Platte NRD has sold over 3.6 million trees since 1972. Conservation trees benefit both people and...Read more
10/13/2017
The Tri-Basin Natural Resources District 2017 Fall newsletter talks about groundwater, cost-share, trees and more.Read more
10/13/2017
The fall edition features: the restoration of our Marsh Wren Saline Wetland FY 2018 Budget a new director flood protection for Waverly lots of terraces and waterways a look back at eclipse day the on-going fight against phragmites and more!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
09/19/2017
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is looking for residents’ opinions on water related topics such as, groundwater management for agricultural irrigation and aquifer recharge, municipal uses, and water for habitat management. The survey is open to residents and regular water users in...Read more
09/07/2017
Grazing Cover Crop Field Day -September 20 (KEARNEY, NE) Jim Campbell will host a field day that focuses on cover crops for grazing. A tour will be held at 10:00 a.m. at Campbell’s field in Kearney on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Following the tour, lunch will be provided at the Buffalo County...Read more
09/01/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) set their tax asking down by $476,542 and lowered the levy to 0.03239 for the 2017/2018 fiscal budget of $5,639,132.09. Last year’s levy was 0.03582. The board set the levy at their August board meeting on Thursday. OTHER...Read more
09/01/2017
NORFOLK – The 2018 fiscal year budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) once again calls for a lower tax levy. The operating budget was approved by the board of directors at their August 24th meeting with a tax request of $4,270,002. The budget of all expenditures shows a 5...Read more

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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
10/28/2016
The first groundwater based nonpoint source Alternative to EPA’s 9-element Watershed Plan, the Bazile Groundwater Management Plan has been announced. It opens the area and project sponsors there to 319 Project funding -- the first ever groundwater area eligible under the new EPA NPS Guidance.Read more
09/29/2016
Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 2016 Annual Conference Has Increased Attendance Educating Public About Water and Soil Conservation (Kearney, NE) – The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 26th – 27th...Read more
09/23/2016
(Kearney, NE) Protecting the public and Nebraska’s water, soil and other natural resources are the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) top priority. New studies, tools and programs will be presented at the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference on Monday, September 26th...Read more
09/14/2016
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more
09/14/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more

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