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BEATRICE, Nebraska -- On Saturday, May 18, 2024, the Lower Big Blue NRD, and Swan 5 Advisory Council hosted the 22nd Annual Free Family Fishing Day and Youth Fishing & Casting Derby at the Willard L. Meyer Recreation Area near Tobias. The day consisted of a Youth Fishing Derby, Casting Contest...Read more
ORD, Nebraska -- Ord-area residents, and visitors to the Valley County community, routinely seek out the Lower Loup NRD Arboretum for its calming trail winding through abundant plantings of more than 60 species of trees and shrubs. Now, through a new adventure program in cooperation with the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors held their monthly board meeting to discuss and consider a number of items including reports from various subcommittees. During the Urban Subcommittee report, the Board approved the Community...Read more
DAVENPORT, Nebraska - The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) Board of Directors has imposed an immediate stay, beginning May 14, 2024, on the construction of all high-capacity irrigation wells and expansion of irrigated acres in Hydrogeologic Area 1. Such a stay shall remain in effect...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Tricia Dudley, the Water Quality Specialist for the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD), will update the board on recent letters sent to producers who have violated the district's Nitrogen Management Program. These certified letters are part of CPNRD's Ground...Read more
ORD, Nebraska -- Farmers planning to use chemigation (fertigation) to apply fertilizer or other chemicals to crops have a deadline of June 1, 2024, for permit renewal from the Lower Loup Natural Resources District. Completed chemigation permit applications must be received by the Lower Loup NRD on...Read more
Loup Lines Column by Alan Bartels, Lower Loup NRD Information & Education Coordinator In my opinion, most of you reading this probably are not suffering from lack of information. If you are like me, you have a near constant barrage of calls, texts, social media messages, and emails pinging the...Read more
ORD, Nebraska -- The Lower Loup Natural Resources District (LLNRD) is accepting entries for its 2024 Photo Contest through May 15. The intent of the contest is to inspire photographers of every level to visit LLNRD recreation areas and to explore the scenic district. Photographers should submit...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) Board of Directors has approved a grant request from Visit Kearney for $25,000 to support the development of a wildlife exhibit within the new Kearney Visitors Bureau office and visitor center. This funding is part of...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Joined by esteemed guests including Lt. Governor Joe Kelly and representatives from the Nebraska Forest Service, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, Arbor Day Foundation, and Lincoln Parks and Recreation, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) celebrated Arbor Day by planting a...Read more


Hall of Fame and Conservation Award Winners Recognized for Success LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and subject matter experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 25-26, 2023. The conference...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts’ projects involve many dedicated individuals working to...Read more
Three individuals will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 12-14, 2023. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska -- On July 28, 2023, the Massachusetts Envirothon team from Lexington, Massachusetts, was named the champion of the 2023 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon, with teams from Pennsylvania and Ontario coming in second and third place respectively. Nebraska was...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In a groundbreaking effort to promote sustainability within the travel industry, Lincoln-based Executive Travel has taken the initiative to offset its carbon emissions by planting trees throughout the state. In July 2021, Executive Travel announced its ETGreen initiative with a...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and 17 of Nebraska's 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are pleased to announce the development of a nitrogen dashboard in partnership with Longitude 103, a leading provider of agricultural technology...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Approximately 65 directors and staff from Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) along with conservation partners convened in Kearney for the annual NRD Basin Tour hosted by the Central Platte NRD June 12-13, 2023. The NRD Basin Tour explores a different water basin each...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Pelicans and turkeys welcomed high schoolers from across Nebraska to Lake McConaughy for the 31st annual Nebraska State Envirothon April 26, 2023. Dawson County Envirothon Club took home the championship along with $1,500 and will represent Nebraska at the National Conservation...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) were represented by more than 55 directors and staff in Washington, D.C., March 20-22, 2023. Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for strengthening tools to preserve and fund natural resources projects, which includes influencing policymakers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The voting members of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Board of Directors elected new officers during their board meeting March 6, 2023. The NARD Board consists of representation from each of the Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). The board...Read more