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08/16/2018
In The August Edition ~Spring Groundwater Levels Show Increase.........Front ~Integrated Water Management........................... P.2 ~Employee Spotlight - Brandi Flyr.......................... P.2 ~Chemigation/Water Sample Reminders.............. .P.3 ~Public Hearing for Rules & Regulations...Read more
08/06/2018
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is excited to announce they will be hosting their first annual Water Expo. The event will be held September 8, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the North Platte NRD campus, 100547 Airport Road in Scottsbluff. The event is free, and a lunch will be...Read more
07/31/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors adopted their 2019 amended budget of expenditures following a public hearing on Thursday. The budget is $4.5 million lower than the 2018 fiscal budget and the property tax request is down $1.1 million. A...Read more
07/17/2018
(Alma, Nebraska) The Lower Republican NRD Review newsletter talks about local students who received scholarships from the NRD, Nebraska Envirothon high school winners, free tire recycling, gives an update on the Nebraska Bostwick Project and reminds the public of important dates coming up.Read more
07/02/2018
The Tri-Basin Natural Resources District's newsletter includes more on public input on groundwater declines in Kearney County, more on water plan meetings and the NRD's successful internship program.Read more
06/28/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) Spring 2018 static groundwater levels are down 0.31 feet in comparison to groundwater levels in 1982. Luke Zakrewski, GIS image analyst, presented the results to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s directors at their board meeting on Thursday. The 1982 levels were...Read more
06/27/2018
The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has completed the most recent ground water level measurements. While most of the district ground water levels have remained steady, Sub Area Six has shown an increase of 0.98 feet. Ground water levels are measured each spring and fall to...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
05/14/2018
NORFOLK – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will soon have a new home. LENRD Board Chairman, Dennis Schultz, said, “It wasn’t an easy decision to make because of the district’s longtime, strong partnership with Northeast Community College, but the need to be as fiscally...Read more
05/14/2018
NORFOLK AREA - The Norfolk area is full of opportunities to explore the nature of Nebraska. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, and the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau want to help you discover your area trails, lakes, and wild places while...Read more

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NARD News
03/20/2017
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
03/15/2017
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
02/22/2017
(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
02/06/2017
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
11/17/2016
(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
10/31/2016
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
10/28/2016
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
09/29/2016
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
09/23/2016
(Kearney, NE) Protecting the public and Nebraska’s water, soil and other natural resources are the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) top priority. New studies, tools and programs will be presented at the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference on Monday, September 26th...Read more
09/14/2016
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more

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