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NORFOLK – The 2018 fiscal year budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) once again calls for a lower tax levy. The operating budget was approved by the board of directors at their August 24th meeting with a tax request of $4,270,002. The budget of all expenditures shows a 5...Read more
Lower Republican Natural Resources District Finds Savings to Lower Occupation TaxRead more
NRD Budget Addresses Flood Concerns Lincoln (NE) May 17, 2017 – Several new and on-going construction projects providing flood control are funded in the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget approved Wednesday by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District Board of Directors. The budget also provides for...Read more
(Nebraska) Several popular Natural Resources District (NRD) recreation areas and hiking/biking trails across Nebraska are expecting record-breaking numbers of campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to come out and watch the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. The NRD recreation areas in the...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Six of Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) will present Wildlife CSI in the Sustainability Pavilion at the Nebraska State Fair. Participants will use animal tracking, skull and bone identification, scatology, animal evidence and observation in the natural world. "...Read more
BATTLE CREEK - A Planned Grazing Field Day will be held Wednesday August 16, 2017 starting at 5:00 p.m. south of Battle Creek, NE. Joyce Reicks, Soil Conservation Technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) says, “The grazing field day will provide an opportunity for producers...Read more
Free scrap tire collection! The Papio-Missouri River NRD, Nebraska Loess Hills RC&D Council and Lower Elkhorn NRD will have a free scrap tire collection on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Arlington, NE. The fairgrounds are...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors adopted an amended 2018 fiscal year budget in the amount of $22.5 million on Thursday. The property tax request is down $467,542.73, compared to last year’s budget, and the projected levy is also expected to be...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Engineering hydrologist, Duane Woodward, will retire after 25 years of employment with the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) and 18 years with the Bureau of Reclamation. Woodward’s professionalism and knowledge has been an invaluable resource to the water...Read more
Lincoln (NE) July 20, 2017 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District Board of Directors has tentatively approved a budget for its 2018 fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). The balanced budget of revenues and expenditures totals $25,620,085, or about $470,000 less than the Fiscal Year 2017...Read more


NEBRASKA ENVIROTHON NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETITION ANNOUNCES WINNING TEAM HEADED TO COMPETE IN CANADA! “Envirothon goes beyond the classroom in giving students natural resources life skills.” Lincoln, NE – The 2016 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School...Read more
LB 1038 was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts.Read more
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are being featured in an hour-long program called “Keeping Nebraska Local: A Unique Approach to Resource Management” on Nebraska Educational Television World (NET2) beginning March 24th at 8 pm CT. It will also be available online at http://netnebraska...Read more
Lace up your shoes! It’s running time at Chalco Hills Recreation Area - Omaha’s premier outdoor recreation facility! Join the Natural Resources Districts for the second annual 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Run/Kids Dash fundraiser on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Click here to register: Natural Resources Districts...Read more
Longtime Natural Resources Leaders Elected to Higher OfficesRead more
The Western Regional Envirothon competition brought out dozens of high school students interested in natural resources. Find out the winners here!Read more
Statement by Troy Bredenkamp, on Behalf of Common Sense Nebraska Coalition, Regarding Defeat of the “Waters of the U.S.” Rule as Top PriorityRead more
A historic agreement has been negotiated protecting the future of the Niobrara River and basin.Read more
The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts is proud to announce the 2015 Nebraska Envirothon state championship team ranked 11th across North America after competing in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon competition in the Summer of 2015.Read more
While NARD supports efforts to protect water quality and quantity in Nebraska, and has a proven track record of cooperation with local residents and other agencies to do so, we believe the Final Rule will have the federal government more involved in the daily lives of Nebraskans and will not result...Read more