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HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) provides two $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who reside within the LCNRD boundary. Patefield – Green Memorial Scholarships are available to students who intend to pursue an agricultural-related...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- Is your drinking water putting your health at risk? The maximum contaminant level of nitrate-nitrogen for drinking water is 10 parts per million (ppm), anything over that amount is not safe to drink. Nitrate contamination can be particularly harmful to infants and children...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors elected Deborah Eagan its Board chair for 2021 Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Board members are elected each January. Eagan served the last two years as vice-chair and has been on the LPSNRD Board since...Read more
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors voted to accept applications for 2021 to allow irrigation wells and additional irrigated acres in groundwater management sub-area 3, or southern Sheridan County, for the third year. In 2018, the...Read more
NORDEN, Nebraska — A rancher near Norden received the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s award for tree-planting Dec. 16. The Johnny Appleseed Award “recognizes an individual who embodies the generous spirit of Johnny Appleseed through a sustained personal involvement in tree-planting in Nebraska.”...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its board. A director is needed for the unexpired term for Subdistrict Two. This area includes the southwest corner of Gage County and all of Jefferson County. A map of the...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Phase 1 of the Willow Creek Dam High Artesian Pressure Mitigation Project was approved at the December meeting of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors. The board authorized an agreement with HDR Engineering for the project design to mitigate...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska — Keith Stafford, Lon Bohn, Brian Keiser and Jay Richeson were selected to serve on a Search Committee at the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors meeting on Thursday to recommend board members for Subdistrict 2 and Subdistrict 4. The two...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors, meeting on Wednesday, appointed retired USDA scientist and research leader Ken Vogel to serve a two-year term on the Board. Vogel was among five Subdistrict 3 residents to apply for the seat,...Read more
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has entered into an agreement to develop a watershed plan and environmental assessment document (Watershed Plan-EA) for the Box Butte Creek Watershed, under the Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations program...Read more


LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 30 Nebraska FFA chapters met in Tecumseh to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 23. The Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. “We’re excited to...Read more
KEARNEY, Neb. – Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRD) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 23-24. The conference brings together NRD employees and others integrally involved in conservation, technology and...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – 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
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...Read more
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
“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
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.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
(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