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12/19/2019
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska – The Twin Platte Natural Resources District (TPNRD) was awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission for a new Water Data Program. Grant funds were available through the Water Sustainability Fund. The TPNRD’s Water Data Program is a result of...Read more
12/17/2019
CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will again partner with Chadron State College (CSC) and C.F. Coffee Family Foundation to hold the fifth annual Range Day at the Student Center on the CSC campus Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. “The planning committee has...Read more
12/03/2019
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program from the Central Platte Natural Resources District. Applicants must be a college junior, college senior, or 5th+ year student seeking a natural resources degree. Five (5) scholarships will...Read more
11/26/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has designated 14 sites along Lincoln’s Salt Creek Levee for emergency repairs, after severe storms last March. The repairs are estimated to cost $12 million and fall under Public Law 84-99, which authorizes the Corps to construct and...Read more
11/14/2019
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 13, 2019 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that four Natural Resources Districts received more than $2.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations funding. This funding will be directed toward developing watershed plans in the...Read more
10/24/2019
Attention Producers in the Bazile Groundwater Management Area of the Lewis and Clark NRD “Application of fall commercial fertilizer prohibited” With harvest in full swing and preparation for next year’s crop getting underway, the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) would like to...Read more
10/10/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Four teams of high school students have earned trips to the State Land Judging Contest by qualifying at the East Central Nebraska Regional Contest held Oct. 9, near Weeping Water. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service hosted...Read more
10/03/2019
Published by the McCook Gazette Oct. 3, 2019 Letter from Sen. Dan Hughes, District 44 I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made the effort to attend one of the interim study hearings the Natural Resources Committee held this past month in Scottsbluff and McCook. I appreciate...Read more
09/16/2019
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The fiscal year 2020 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) calls for a slight increase in the property tax levy. “Last year the tax levy was the lowest it had been in 45 years, said LENRD General Manger Mike Sousek. "The slight increase is the result of...Read more
09/04/2019
CREIGHTON, Neb. - Are you looking for another alternative when planting cover crops? Does the harvest season time-crunch limit your ability to fully capitalize on the long-term benefits of using cover crops? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’ll want to attend the field...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
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
04/27/2017
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
03/20/2017
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
03/15/2017
Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users who claimed their property rights were superior to the Republican River Compact and that state administration of surface water to comply with the Compact deprived them of all economic benefits failed to persuade the Nebraska Supreme Court.Read more
02/22/2017
(Nebraska) Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) announces nearly 700,000 trees and shrubs have been ordered for Nebraskans across the state so far, for planting in the spring of 2017.Read more
02/06/2017
Gordon Nebraska – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was Sidney Team 2 comprised of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William...Read more
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

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