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The Board of Directors and Staff of the North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) would like to remind producers and landowners in the District that applications for the conservation cost-share program will be accepted at your local Natural Resources and Conservation Service offices until on...Read more
The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District honors Clint Johannes for 25 years of dedicated service and leadership to the Lower Platte North NRD Board of Directors. Representing District 4 since 1991, Clint has the third longest tenure of any active board member and recently announced his...Read more
NORFOLK – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) voted in November to amend the Groundwater Management Plan to require flow meters on all irrigation wells across the 15-county district. The Board is now preparing for the next public hearing that will take place on Thursday, January...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors voted to delay action on their proposal to move southern Hall and northern Hamilton counties (south of the Platte River) from a Phase I to a Phase II Groundwater Management Area. Three landowners testified at the...Read more
Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) and Lower Republican NRD are investigating the feasibility of a cooperative project to divert excess flows from the Platte River to the Republican River Basin. The proposed project would involve installing a culvert under U.S. Highway 23 to direct the...Read more
Zoos Recognized for Rearing Endangered Species LINCOLN (NE) December 16, 2015 – One of the world’s rarest insects is being reproduced under laboratory conditions and their larvae are being manually placed into area saline wetlands. The process had a modest beginning in 2011, when eleven larvae were...Read more
A historic agreement has been negotiated protecting the future of the Niobrara River and basin.Read more
The Central Platte Natural Resources District's levy is down for the 2016 fiscal budget. The board of directors set the levy on Thursday at the rate of 0.03842; down from last year's rate of 0.04064 due to an overall valuation increase of 12.88% across the District.Read more
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) hosted a meeting with representatives of the surface water irrigation districts and canal companies on Tuesday, August 18th. This meeting was a work session and follow-up meeting to the surface water summit that was held earlier this year.Read more
For the past several years, the Upper Big Blue NRD Water Department staff have been conducting free water testing for nitrates for District citizens who drop off samples at the NRD headquarters. Now this service will get a boost from a Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality 319 Grant.Read more