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The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will hold a public hearing and informational open house at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Holthus Convention Center (3130 Holen Avenue, York). Anyone with an interest in water usage and quality issues in the district area is encouraged to...Read more
Free 10 county scrap tire collection! The Papio Missouri River Natural Resources District, Nebraska Loess Hills RC&D Council and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District will have a free scrap tire collection on Friday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds in...Read more
NORFOLK, Neb. – Groundwater quality and quantity are top priorities for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD). Through monthly meeting, the LENRD Board and staff work to develop and implement management plans for the future of Nebraska's natural resources. During LENRD's July meeting...Read more
Lincoln, Neb. – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors tentatively approved a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, Wednesday, that is $3.2 million lower than the initial draft of expenditures presented to the board in June. Final consideration of the $31.2 million...Read more
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
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
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
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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


Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
(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
(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
(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
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
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
(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
(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
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