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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
02/23/2018
NORFOLK – Learning more about our groundwater and the aquifer formations across the district is one of the major projects on deck for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) this year. At their February board meeting, the board voted to approve the agreement with Aqua Geo Frameworks,...Read more
02/23/2018
Directors and staff at Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) are responsible for protecting the district’s groundwater supply, ensuring its sustainability for future generations. In order to effectively do that, Tri-Basin NRD and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NDNR) have worked...Read more
02/23/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- At their meeting on Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors approved a contract with JEO Consulting Group to assist with plan developments to refine the understanding of drought vulnerabilities. JEO will develop an operational response...Read more
02/23/2018
Lincoln (NE) February 21, 2018 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the City of Waverly will evenly split the cost of remapping the Ash Hollow Creek floodplain through Waverly. The new Ash Hollow Dry Dam was completed last year, upstream from Waverly, just south of...Read more
02/15/2018
(Nemaha NRD) The Insight dives into several conservation projects including Duck Creek Recreation Area, Tree Orders, NRD Park Permits and more. Check it out!Read more
02/15/2018
(Lincoln, NE) Click on this link and find out more about challenges that face the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District in 2018 and how the NRD plans to move forward. Also, there's more on a grant to fund more mapping, local water leaders and Envirothon which is a high school natural...Read more
02/09/2018
With spring just around the corner, now is the time to consider planting conservation trees in a windbreak or shelterbelt on your property. Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) sells conservation tree seedlings and offers tree planting services to residents of Gosper, Phelps, and Kearney...Read more
01/29/2018
NORFOLK – Landowners within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries, had an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres for 2018. LENRD Assistant General Manager, Brian Bruckner, said, “After much debate last fall, the board voted to take applications for standard variances...Read more

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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
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

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