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12/16/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – A new cost-sharing program to help landowners with the purchase of a tree was approved by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors Dec. 15. Beginning Jan. 12th, 2022, landowners can apply to plant a tree on their land through the new...Read more
12/15/2021
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will again partner with Chadron State College (CSC) & C.F. Coffee Family Foundation to hold the sixth annual Range Day at the Student Center on the CSC campus on Wednesday, Jan.12, 2022. “The planning committee...Read more
12/13/2021
Press release originally from Nebraska Community Foundation. BATTLE CREEK, Nebraska – Battle Creek no-till farmer and advocate Dan Gillespie sought to leave any land he farmed in better condition than he found it. Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF), in collaboration with the Lower Elkhorn Natural...Read more
11/29/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- Landowners within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries recently had an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres. The LENRD board has the responsibility to develop, manage, and conserve our groundwater. Each year they look at ways to assist...Read more
11/29/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Protecting northeast Nebraska from flood events is the responsibility of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD), given to them by the Nebraska Legislature. The LENRD board and staff work continually to study areas where flooding occurs. Areas in the Maple Creek...Read more
11/22/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The static water level of 34 irrigation wells, from selected locations throughout the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD), is measured semi-annually. Fall 2020 readings, following a pumping season that was heavier than recent years, show average water levels...Read more
11/22/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved the proposed new subdistrict boundaries to submit to local county clerks. The CPNRD boundaries reach from the Lincoln-Dawson county line near Gothenburg to Hwy 81 near Columbus...Read more
11/15/2021
BRADSHAW, Nebraska -- Gary Eberle has a different relationship with trees on his property than most Nebraska farmers. Far from seeing them as a nuisance on a fence line or useful only in a windbreak, Eberle and his wife, Nancy, have cultivated a modest agroforestry business using trees purchased in...Read more
11/09/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Producers in the Central Platte and Upper Big Blue Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are encouraged to enroll their acres in the new Nebraska Soil Carbon Project. This project provides greater financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in...Read more
11/05/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Water is essential for successful agriculture. While Nebraska has some of the best water resources in the world for farming, experts say the abundance shouldn’t be taken for granted or mismanaged. A new Nebraska Public Media program produced in partnership with the Twin Platte...Read more

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12/11/2015
A historic agreement has been negotiated protecting the future of the Niobrara River and basin.Read more
12/11/2015
The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts is proud to announce the 2015 Nebraska Envirothon state championship team ranked 11th across North America after competing in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon competition in the Summer of 2015.Read more
12/11/2015
While NARD supports efforts to protect water quality and quantity in Nebraska, and has a proven track record of cooperation with local residents and other agencies to do so, we believe the Final Rule will have the federal government more involved in the daily lives of Nebraskans and will not result...Read more

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