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10/26/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their October meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors approved a motion to direct staff to begin the formal process for consideration of a Phase 2 Groundwater Management Area in portions of Cuming, Colfax, and Dodge counties for...Read more
10/23/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors awarded construction contracts for three new projects when it met Oct. 21, 2020. A project to repair a weir on Oak Creek, near 14th Street and Saunders Avenue (Lincoln), is the largest of the three...Read more
10/16/2020
AUBURN, Nebraska – A warm, sunny day greeted the 208 FFA students who competed at the annual Southeast Area Land Judging Contest. Held every fall, the 2020 contest took place on Oct. 7, 2020, east of Auburn, Nebraska. The contest was sponsored by the Nemaha Natural Resources District with...Read more
10/15/2020
BEATRIC, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will close recreation areas to vehicle traffic for the season Oct. 26, 2020. Big Indian Recreation Area, located southwest of Wymore; Swanton Wildlife Management Area, located north of Swanton; Walnut Creek Recreation Area,...Read more
10/12/2020
PRAGUE, Nebraska – More than 180 students from 11 FFA chapters explored four soil pits near Czechland Lake Recreation Area to compete in the East Central Regional Land Judging contest on Tuesday, Oct. 5. After months of planning and special modifications to accommodate school guidelines and area...Read more
10/01/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Crop producers in the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) have an extra month to apply for LPSNRD’s Cover Crop cost-sharing program. Cover crops, planted after harvest, capture nutrients, such as nitrogen, from the soil, then recycle and redistribute them...Read more
09/28/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their September meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to officially declare a drought across the district, which is comprised of all or parts of 15 counties in northeast Nebraska. The LENRD Board will continue to meet and...Read more
09/18/2020
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark NRD has hired Becky Ravenkamp as the Bow Creek Watershed Coordinator to address nonpoint source pollution loads in Bow Creek. When asked what the most important she want the community to know about her she replied, “I hope everyone in the watershed will...Read more
09/18/2020
CHADRON, Nebraska -- Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and tax levy Sept. 10, 2020. For the seventh straight year, the tax asking will remain at $627,300.00 with the balance of the income being received from grants...Read more
09/17/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors, after approving a FY 2021 Budget in August, has approved a resolution establishing the amount of needed property taxes for the new budget at the same amount as in FY 2020, $10.1 million. The district’...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
12/11/2018
“We are pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS) actions to propose a new Clean Water Rule to replace the 2015 “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) Rule.”Read more
11/02/2018
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
10/23/2018
(WAHOO) Students and instructors from 39 different FFA Chapters across the state of Nebraska were at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, October 17th. 151 students competed in the 2018 State Land Judging Contest held at the recreation area. Individual and Team Scores are here.Read more
10/19/2018
City, State and federal officials today announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14...Read more
10/01/2018
(Kearney, NE) – The 2018 Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 24th – 25th and focused on protecting lives, property and the future of Nebraska’s natural resources.Read more
10/01/2018
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
09/14/2018
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
06/22/2018
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more
05/02/2018
(Lincoln, NE) In honor of Soil and Water Stewardship Week’s theme “Watersheds, Our Water, Our Home,” the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are celebrating the watershed projects that benefit Nebraska. Through the 900+...Read more
04/12/2018
(Norfolk, NE) The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts Foundation’s annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash set for Saturday, April 14, 2018 on the Cowboy Trail in Norfolk has been cancelled to the expected snow storm.Read more

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