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03/31/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors elected Mike Wilkens, Gibbon, to fill the vacancy in Sub-District 5 at their monthly meeting on Thursday. Wilken’s two-year term will end in December 2024. -Student Presentation Bren Vaughan, student...Read more
03/17/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors approved the annual schedule for developing the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget and Long Range Implementation Plan (LRIP). The budget preparation process begins each April and the process includes several...Read more
03/15/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors will consider the Search Committee’s recommended candidate to fill the vacancy in Sub-District 5, previously held by Jim Bendfeldt of Kearney. Bendfeldt stepped down from the Board in January for...Read more
03/07/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet Tuesday, March 28th from 9-11 a.m. at the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District office located at 3125 Portia Street, Lincoln, NE. The...Read more
02/27/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved a contract with JEO in the amount of $470,425 to complete construction documents and bidding/negotiation on the proposed education/office building at the Upper Prairie Silver...Read more
02/17/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors approved a Grassland Restoration Project at Bobcat Prairie at Wednesday’s monthly meeting. The project will restore 115 acres of the property, which is currently occupied by non-native invasive grass...Read more
02/10/2023
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Building Committee will meet and give a recommendation to the Board of Directors on whether to complete construction documents and request bids on the proposed education/office building at the Upper Prairie Silver...Read more
02/09/2023
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors voted to accept applications for 2023 to allow irrigation wells and additional irrigated acres in groundwater management sub-area 3, or southern Sheridan County, for the fifth year. In 2018, the...Read more
02/08/2023
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- Landowners in the Lower Big Blue NRD planning to install terraces, tile outlets, grassed waterways, or other conservation practices will have the opportunity to apply for cost-share assistance from now until March 10, 2023, at their local NRCS office. Landowners applying for...Read more
02/06/2023
LINCOLN, Nebraska – To ensure water infrastructure safety, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on several dam assessments across the state. In 2022, nine floodwater reduction dam assessments...Read more

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NARD News
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
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

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