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06/23/2016
Area Residents Should Prepare Now for Emerald Ash Borer The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has announced that the emerald ash borer (EAB), an insect that destroys ash trees regardless of their size, age or health, has been found in two locations in Nebraska. The first affected tree is located...Read more
06/22/2016
Tri-Basin NRD Directors Approve Platte-Republican Diversion Feasibility Study Directors of Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) voted during their June board meeting to proceed with a feasibility study for the Platte-Republican Diversion Project. This project, a joint effort between Tri-...Read more
06/17/2016
Groundwater Levels Rise 1.2 Feet on the Average in Upper Big Blue NRD During May 2016, the NRD measured over 500 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells. Observation wells are measured in the spring of each year, allowing the water table to rebound...Read more
06/10/2016
Papio Missouri River NRD Board to Update Floodplain Data The Papio-Missouri River NRD Board of Directors has approved contracting for an update of Papillion Creek Watershed hydrology to provide new flood hazard information which could potentially factor into floodplain mapping due for release by...Read more
06/09/2016
This issue of the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District's newsletter focuses on leadership in the past, present and future. It also talks about a new trail opening to the public along with a damaged trail that has been repaired and much more.Read more
06/09/2016
SOIL HEALTH FIELD DAY SET FOR JUNE 21 IN WINSIDE Improving soil health through continuous no-till cropping systems is the focus of a field day on Tuesday, June 21, in Winside. The event is hosted by No-till on the Plains. Producers, crop consultants, media and public are invited to attend. The...Read more
06/03/2016
This issue talks about moving forward with the Upper Platte Basin-Wide Integrated Management plan and Groundwater Exchange.Read more
05/27/2016
Lower Elkhorn NRD receives grant to provide cost-share on flow meters For Immediate Release – Contact: Mike Sousek, 402.371.7313 NORFOLK – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently received a grant from Nebraska’s new Water Sustainability Fund (WSF). Nebraska’s Natural Resources...Read more
05/27/2016
New Trail Makes Convenient Connections LINCOLN (NE) May 27, 2016 – The newest extension of Lincoln’s Salt Creek Levee Trail will be officially opened on National Trails Day, June 4th. The trail, north of the UNL City Campus, gives students, North Bottoms Neighborhood residents and others an outdoor...Read more
05/25/2016
North Platte NRD Pays to Divert Excess Flows Due to the high water levels in the North Platte River, the North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) has partnered with surface water interests in the area to divert 985 cubic feet per second, or 1,950 acre feet per day, of excess river flows. The...Read more

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