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North Platte NRD Offers Cost-Share on Chemigation Check Valve The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is offering cost-share assistance on chemigation check valves that have or will be purchased and installed from July 1, 2015 through Jun 15, 2016. Chemigation allows producers to apply...Read more
Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area Water Testing When visiting a lake one can wonder “how safe is the water?” With the Memorial Day weekend ahead, many will be making plans to visit nearby lakes as summer activities get underway. Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area (ORRA) near Kimball is one such lake...Read more
Tri-Basin NRD Takes Next Step in Platte-Republican Diversion Project Directors of Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) have approved Olsson Associates to conduct a feasibility study for the Platte-Republican Diversion Project. This project, a joint effort between Tri-Basin NRD and Lower...Read more
Public Invited to Tour Fields Burned This Spring (GRAND ISLAND NE)- Farmers and ranchers in the Loess hills south of Gothenburg and Cozad, Nebraska have had good success using fire to improve and maintain their pastures. These are big burns in a big landscape. The public is invited to attend the...Read more
NEWS RELEASE Date: 5/13/16 Contact Info: Sheri Daniels, 308-432-6190 daniels [at] Conservation Fun Abounds for 235 Fifth Graders at Northwest Nebraska Festival On Tuesday, May 3rd, The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD), along with a dozen partners, hosted the 12th...Read more
SIX NEW CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES for Students to Experience at the NEBRASKA CHILDREN’S GROUNDWATER FESTIVAL The Nebraska Children‘s Groundwater Festival promotes groundwater stewardship by providing the students of Nebraska knowledge to help them make personal choices about protecting groundwater...Read more
Media Day to Highlight Progress on Dam Site 15A A media day to highlight progress on the construction of Dam Site 15A in northwest Omaha will be held Thursday, May 5th, 2:00 p.m. at the dam site, northwest of 168th and Fort Streets in Omaha. The Papio-Missouri River NRD broke ground in May, 2015 on...Read more
NEWS RELEASE New Kearney High School Arboretum Funding Request Approved by Central Platte NRD (GRAND ISLAND, NE) When the new Kearney High School opens its doors this fall, over 350 students in the natural resources, agriculture, science, food and FFA classes will be introduced to a new arboretum...Read more
Reservoir Evaluation Project identifies possible benefits of 10 potential sites NORFOLK -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently received a report from their Reservoir Evaluation Project. The purpose of the project was to evaluate ten potential reservoir sites in northeast...Read more