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09/16/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The fiscal year 2021 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) reflects projects and programs that will protect our future while fully leveraging local taxpayer dollars as efficiently as possible. “We continue to maximize the use of our local funds by...Read more
09/01/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Landowners within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries, will have an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres in some portions of the district this fall. The LENRD board voted, at their August meeting, to allow up to 295 acre-feet of new stream...Read more
09/01/2020
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors appointed Jason Sand of Beatrice as director of Sub-District 5 at the August meeting. He will complete the unexpired term of Ron Wiens who had served for 20 years in that position until his passing in June. This term will expire in...Read more
08/27/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $33.5 million fiscal year 2021 budget. The approval on Aug. 26, followed public hearings on Aug. 19 and other opportunities for public input since June. While the budget increased 5%...Read more
08/24/2020
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources (LCNRD) welcomed Kristi Hochstein as the new office technician June 8, 2020. She will work closely with Office Manager Marilyn Schumacher on all aspects of office duties. Hochstein graduated from Hartington High School and has lived in the area all her life...Read more
08/24/2020
Windbreaks on farms, ranches, and home acreages across the country provide critical protection for homes, livestock, farmsteads, crops, soil resources, water resources and wildlife. Conservation tree plantings are valuable assets and investments for the rural landscape. A single tree planting...Read more
08/24/2020
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) sets aside funds each year to assist communities and other public entities in enhancing and protecting natural resources through the Community Assistance Program (CAP). LCNRD accepts applications year-round and approves requests on a first-come...Read more
08/17/2020
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) directors and staff toured several projects in the district last week. During the month of August, TBNRD usually holds their regular meeting at a location within the district in conjunction with the Annual Board of Directors Tour...Read more
08/06/2020
WAHOO, Nebraska -- On Wednesday, August 6th, United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Matt Lohr travelled to Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for a small gathering to begin his trip in Nebraska. Craig Derickson, Nebraska NRCS State...Read more
08/04/2020
VALENTINE, Nebraska – The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources Districts (NRD) welcomed 40 attendees from around the Midwest to learn more about the Niobrara River Basin during the ninth annual Niobrara Basin meeting July 20-22. “The annual meeting allows us to engage in legislative, budgetary,...Read more

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03/23/2018
Local NRD Run Raises Funds for Youth Education in Natural Resources NORFOLK - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is reaching out across the district to help support youth education in natural resources. The LENRD is hosting a 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash fundraiser at Ta-Ha-...Read more
03/14/2018
Twelve teams competed March 6th, in the 2018 Southeast Regional Envirothon Competition at Southeast Community College-Beatrice Campus. The Envirothon is a natural resources competition for 9th through 12th grade students. The competition consists of seven testing stations, where participants answer...Read more
10/31/2017
(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
10/12/2017
(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
10/05/2017
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
09/22/2017
(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
08/08/2017
(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
08/04/2017
(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
07/04/2017
(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
06/27/2017
(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

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