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In this issue: Page 1: Free Tire Recycling Conservation Funding Available for Irrigation Improvements Page 2: Range Judging & Land Judging Contests Spring Tree Planting Page 3: NSWCP Funding Available #KEEPTHESTUBBLE Flow Meter Readings 2018 Allocation Usage Page 4: Board of Directors LRNRD...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors lifted the 180-day temporary stay on new wells and new irrigated acres at their monthly board meeting on Thursday. The stay was implemented to update the Rules and Regulations for the Fully and Over...Read more
(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
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
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is once again conducting its annual Conservation Poster Contest. The 2018 theme is “Watersheds – Our Water, Our Home” and the entry must be returned to the NRD office no later than close of business, Monday, Nov. 12. Contest coordinator David Wolf...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors issued an order for changes to the NRD’s Rules and Regulations for the Groundwater Management Plan. The order was approved during the CPNRD’s September board meeting with changes to take...Read more
NORFOLK -- Being proactive in the conjunctive management of groundwater and surface water is what led the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors to implement a voluntary Integrated Management Plan (IMP) for the protection of the resources. The citizens of the LENRD...Read more
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
Lincoln (NE) September 20, 2018 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved an agreement that establishes guidelines for its annual bulk sales of seedling trees and shrubs. At its meeting Wednesday, the board approved the agreement through September...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors have scheduled a public hearing on proposed changes to the NRD’s Rules and Regulations for the Groundwater Management Plan. Changes include new language regarding wells and adds a timeline for staff to...Read more


(WAHOO) The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced Eric Gottschalk as the candidate for General Manager following current General Manager John Miyoshi’s retirement. Gottschalk began his career with the Lower Platte North NRD in April of 2000. He has had involvement in...Read more
Concordia High School Takes the Win at State Envirothon High School Natural Resources Competition Lincoln, NE – The 2017 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia will now prepare for the North American Envirothon competition in Emmitsburg, Maryland in...Read more
I get it. North Platte Senator Mike Groene campaigned hard on the issue of the Lincoln County stream augmentation project launched in 2012 by the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE). Click here to read the rest of the article.Read more
Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users who claimed their property rights were superior to the Republican River Compact and that state administration of surface water to comply with the Compact deprived them of all economic benefits failed to persuade the Nebraska Supreme Court.Read more
(Nebraska) Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) announces nearly 700,000 trees and shrubs have been ordered for Nebraskans across the state so far, for planting in the spring of 2017.Read more
Gordon Nebraska – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was Sidney Team 2 comprised of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William...Read more
(Lincoln, NE) The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) and Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are proud to announce the acceptance of the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Plan by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 13th, 2016. The BGMA Plan is the...Read more
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
The first groundwater based nonpoint source Alternative to EPA’s 9-element Watershed Plan, the Bazile Groundwater Management Plan has been announced. It opens the area and project sponsors there to 319 Project funding -- the first ever groundwater area eligible under the new EPA NPS Guidance.Read more
Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 2016 Annual Conference Has Increased Attendance Educating Public About Water and Soil Conservation (Kearney, NE) – The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 26th – 27th...Read more