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02/23/2018
NORFOLK – Learning more about our groundwater and the aquifer formations across the district is one of the major projects on deck for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) this year. At their February board meeting, the board voted to approve the agreement with Aqua Geo Frameworks,...Read more
02/23/2018
Directors and staff at Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) are responsible for protecting the district’s groundwater supply, ensuring its sustainability for future generations. In order to effectively do that, Tri-Basin NRD and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NDNR) have worked...Read more
02/23/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- At their meeting on Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors approved a contract with JEO Consulting Group to assist with plan developments to refine the understanding of drought vulnerabilities. JEO will develop an operational response...Read more
02/23/2018
Lincoln (NE) February 21, 2018 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the City of Waverly will evenly split the cost of remapping the Ash Hollow Creek floodplain through Waverly. The new Ash Hollow Dry Dam was completed last year, upstream from Waverly, just south of...Read more
02/15/2018
(Nemaha NRD) The Insight dives into several conservation projects including Duck Creek Recreation Area, Tree Orders, NRD Park Permits and more. Check it out!Read more
02/15/2018
(Lincoln, NE) Click on this link and find out more about challenges that face the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District in 2018 and how the NRD plans to move forward. Also, there's more on a grant to fund more mapping, local water leaders and Envirothon which is a high school natural...Read more
02/09/2018
With spring just around the corner, now is the time to consider planting conservation trees in a windbreak or shelterbelt on your property. Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) sells conservation tree seedlings and offers tree planting services to residents of Gosper, Phelps, and Kearney...Read more
01/29/2018
NORFOLK – Landowners within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries, had an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres for 2018. LENRD Assistant General Manager, Brian Bruckner, said, “After much debate last fall, the board voted to take applications for standard variances...Read more
01/26/2018
Central Platte NRD Elects Board Treasurer and Secretary (GRAND ISLAND, NE)- At the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board meeting on Thursday, Chuck Maser of Grand Island and Deb VanMatre of Gibbon were elected as board treasurer and secretary, respectively. Board officers may serve two...Read more
01/26/2018
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced the dates and times for their producer roundtables beginning in February. The purpose of the roundtables is for constituents to ask questions, provide comments, offer suggestions, and other inquiries about any NRD program or project.Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
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
09/14/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more
04/29/2016
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
04/20/2016
LB 1038 was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts.Read more
03/22/2016
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
03/22/2016
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
03/09/2016
Longtime Natural Resources Leaders Elected to Higher OfficesRead more

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