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05/07/2019
The 2019 land judging competitions will take place throughout October at Natural Resources Districts around the state. Land Judging is a high school competition that challenges students to gain a better understanding of soil structure and land evaluation. Land judging enables each participant to...Read more
05/06/2019
The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District, Beatrice Optimist Club, the Swan 5 Advisory Council and Big Indian Archers host the 18th Annual Free Family Fishing Day and Youth Fishing & Casting Derby at Willard L. Meyer Recreation Area near Tobias, Nebraska, on Saturday, May 18, 2019.Read more
03/04/2019
Lincoln (NE) March 4, 2019 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) has helped landowners decommission a thousand wells. Tim and Dawn Powell, of Powell Properties and Management LLC, of Malcolm, recently had a licensed contractor decommission (fill and seal) an unused well on...Read more
01/21/2019
In this edition of the Lower Republican NRD Review Winter 2019 Newsletter: Grain Bag Recycling Pg 1 South Central Water Conference Pg 2 College Scholarships Pg 2 Trees Available Pg 2 Irrigated Taxes Pg 2 Pooling Pg 2 LRNRD District GW Pumping 2002-2018 Pg 3 2018 Groundwater Usage by County Pg 3...Read more
01/11/2019
Landowners in the Lower Big Blue NRD planning to install terraces, tile outlets, grassed waterways, or other conservation practices will have the opportunity to apply for cost-share assistance during the week of February 4th -8th at their local NRCS office. Landowners applying for cost-share...Read more
01/09/2019
Tri-Basin Natural Resources District’s (TBNRD) board of directors is under new leadership. The district’s recently-elected new board officers are: Bradley Lundeen of Wilcox, Chairman; Todd Garrelts of Holdrege, Vice Chairman; Joe Bilka of Holdrege, Secretary; and Robin Hinrichs of Axtell, Treasurer...Read more
01/08/2019
The North Platte Natural Resources District has been monitoring and recording nitrate levels in the groundwater from wells located across our District for over 40 years. Over 750 wells are tested on a routine basis and recently those results have shown that nitrate levels in 266 wells within our...Read more
01/07/2019
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
01/07/2019
The Upper Elkhorn NRD "The Oracle" newsletter focuses on a new water plan, important reminders for certifying acres, tree seedling orders and much more.Read more
12/28/2018
Here's what's in the Winter 2019 edition of Tri-Basin Topics newsletter! Buffer Strips Benefit Producers, Environment Wetland Recharge Project Overview Trees Available to Honor Newborns South Central Water Conference Information Water Programs Deadlines and Reminders Conservation Tree Program Order...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
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
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

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