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TECUMSEH, Nebraska – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced the cancellation of this year’s Watershed of Wonders day camp. Originally scheduled for June 17 at Duck Creek Recreation Area near Peru, Nebraska, the camp usually hosts up to 100...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – On April 20, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD), Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Central Platte Rangeland Alliance (CPRA) conducted a burn on the Platte Republican Diversion (PRD) pasture west of Smithfield, Nebraska. The goal was to reduce the...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska --The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) board of directors selected five recipients for the Ron Bishop-CPNRD College Scholarship Program at their meeting held via conference on Thursday. The students selected are Amanda Fay of Grand Island, Jason Line of...Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska – Organizers of the Scottsbluff-Gering United Chamber of Commerce 2020 Water Tour and of the Nebraska Water Center’s (NWC) Water Conference, in consultation with public health experts, have postponed both events until 2021. The Conference was to be hosted Aug. 3 at the...Read more
OMAHA, Nebraska – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today that The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska’s project, “Resilient Futures for Nebraska Soil,” was selected as a project through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) for the amount of $4,419,304. “I’...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – City of Norfolk plans to plant 2,020 trees in 2020 begin in full force this week in advance of Arbor Day on Friday, April 24. A number of tree-planting initiatives, featuring partnerships with local and state organizations, kick off in the coming week. “2020 in 2020 is an...Read more
CHADRON, Nebraska – The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will have trees available for pick up any time after April 22 for those who placed orders. Trees are still available for purchase on a very limited basis due to supply limitations from local tree nurseries. Please call...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors expressed its approval of progress April 15 in work being done to help manage eastern Nebraska’s groundwater. The Eastern Nebraska Water Resources Assessment (ENWRA) project has been studying eastern...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) is working to ensure residents of Gosper, Phelps and Kearney counties can “stay home, stay healthy and stay connected.” TBNRD is assisting Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) and Phelps County Emergency Management Agency by...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) board of directors will review applications for the Ron Bishop-CPNRD College Scholarship Program during at their meeting to be held via conference call at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2020. Five students majoring in a...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
(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
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
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
(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
(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
(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
Local NRD Run Raises Funds for Youth Education in Natural Resources NORFOLK - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is reaching out across the district to help support youth education in natural resources. The LENRD is hosting a 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash fundraiser at Ta-Ha-...Read more
Twelve teams competed March 6th, in the 2018 Southeast Regional Envirothon Competition at Southeast Community College-Beatrice Campus. The Envirothon is a natural resources competition for 9th through 12th grade students. The competition consists of seven testing stations, where participants answer...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Starting this fall, only junior and senior college students are eligible to receive a scholarship. The Central Platte Natural Resources District will provide five college students scholarships...Read more