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LINCOLN, Nebraska – Stormwater improvement projects related to the Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project, Salt Creek stream stability and Beal Slough are included in a stormwater management work plan approved May 20 by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors...Read more
WAHOO, Nebraska – The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (LPNNRD) announced the opening of two vault toilets at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for the upcoming holiday weekend. In March, the LPNNRD made the decision to close all of the restrooms along with the shower building and...Read more
ORD, Nebraska – The Lower Loup Natural Resources District’s two recreation areas will reopen Wednesday, May 20. Pibel Lake Recreation Area south of Bartlett and Davis Creek Recreation Area south of North Loup are currently limited to day-use only. NRD General Manager Russell Callan said that RV...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will open its recreation areas for camping May 20, 2020. The gates to camping areas at Big Indian and Willard Meyer Recreation Areas will be closed at 5 p.m. May 19, 2020, and open to campers on a first-come, first-serve basis...Read more
Nebraska corn growers know that applying the right amount of fertilizer at the right time is essential to a successful growing season. Too little applied can be costly at harvest if there is a yield reduction, but too much applied can also be an expensive error as it means paying for nitrogen (N)...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Campers can begin to enjoy their favorite pastime at various recreation areas later this month. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will be opening the campgrounds at their recreation areas on Wednesday, May 20. “Due to COVID-19, social distancing efforts have...Read more
YORK, Nebraska – Following the lead of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District will reopen for overnight camping at local recreation areas on Wednesday, May 20, with some additional guidelines in place. Overnight camping will be available for RV campers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Through its many programs, the environmental education staff at the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) helps 40,000 students learn more about their environment every school year. In reaction to school closures due to the pandemic, the staff found new ways to...Read more
TECUMSEH, Nebraska – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced the cancellation of this year’s Watershed of Wonders day camp. Originally scheduled for June 17 at Duck Creek Recreation Area near Peru, Nebraska, the camp usually hosts up to 100...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – On April 20, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD), Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Central Platte Rangeland Alliance (CPRA) conducted a burn on the Platte Republican Diversion (PRD) pasture west of Smithfield, Nebraska. The goal was to reduce the...Read more


(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Starting this fall, only junior and senior college students are eligible to receive a scholarship. The Central Platte Natural Resources District will provide five college students scholarships...Read more
(Dix, NE) Over 80 high-school students from around the panhandle participated in the 2017 West Regional Land Judging Contest. The event was held north of Dix.Read more
Harvest isn’t just about cutting stalks, it’s about taking stock. According to Britt Weiser, state resource conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lincoln, during harvest farmers should study the areas in their fields where erosion is occurring.Read more
(Rushville, NE) One-hundred-sixteen (116) high school students from 11 schools across the Nebraska Panhandle competed in the Area I Range Judging contest held at Kirkland and Sheila Budd’s Ranch on Wednesday September 20, 2017.Read more
(Nebraska) Several popular Natural Resources District (NRD) recreation areas and hiking/biking trails across Nebraska are expecting record-breaking numbers of campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to come out and watch the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. The NRD recreation areas in the...Read more
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Six of Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) will present Wildlife CSI in the Sustainability Pavilion at the Nebraska State Fair. Participants will use animal tracking, skull and bone identification, scatology, animal evidence and observation in the natural world. "...Read more
(Lincoln, NE) For 45 years, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been protecting lives, property and future of this beautiful state. July 1, 2017, marks the 45th Anniversary of the creation of the NRD system in Nebraska. With the local public participation, Nebraska has made...Read more
(WAHOO) The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced Eric Gottschalk as the candidate for General Manager following current General Manager John Miyoshi’s retirement. Gottschalk began his career with the Lower Platte North NRD in April of 2000. He has had involvement in...Read more
Concordia High School Takes the Win at State Envirothon High School Natural Resources Competition Lincoln, NE – The 2017 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia will now prepare for the North American Envirothon competition in Emmitsburg, Maryland in...Read more
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