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LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) were represented by nearly 50 directors and staff in Washington, D.C., March 18-20, 2024. Nebraska’s NRDs advocate for strengthening tools to preserve and fund natural resources projects, which includes engaging policymakers from the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Nebraska Cooperative Council on the development of a groundbreaking web and mobile application suite, Producer Connect. Producer Connect is designed to empower agricultural producers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors held their monthly board meeting to discuss and consider a number of items including reports from a few subcommittees. During the Water Resources Subcommittee report, Steve Herdzina, Water Resources...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Avian enthusiasts are in for a treat as the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) invites the community to a family-friendly birding event on Saturday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to Noon at the Prairie Silver Moores (PSM) detention cells. This event promises an...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources will provide an update on Nebraska’s Upper Platte Basin Robust Review to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors on March 28, 2024. The Robust Review includes water use activities and management...Read more
The 2024 Anthony W. “Tony” LaFetra Scholarship Program presents an incredible opportunity for aspiring individuals to pursue their passion for irrigation. By spreading the word about this scholarship, you can directly impact the lives and careers of promising students who are eager to contribute to...Read more
STANTON, Nebraska - A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet March 28, 2024, from 5-7 p.m. at the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District at 1508 Square Turn Boulevard, Norfolk NE. The public is encouraged...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Between Jan. 31 and March 7, Nebraska high school students competed around the state during regional Envirothon competitions demonstrating natural resources knowledge by identifying trees and animal tracks, calculating the number of steers on rangeland, and determining soil...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet Wednesday, March 20, from 9-11 a.m. at the Lower Platte South NRD, 3125 Portia Street, Lincoln, NE. The public is encouraged to attend and express...Read more
LOUP LINES ​Volume 45, No. 3 (March 2024) Lower Loup Natural Resources District Alan Bartels, Information & Education Coordinator Nebraska is known worldwide for the spring migration of sandhill cranes. More than one million of the birds spend part of that season in the Platte River Valley, the...Read more


LINCOLN, Nebraska – The deadline is approaching to order conservation tree seedlings from your local Natural Resources District (NRD). Since 1972, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have worked with communities and landowners to plant more than 100 million trees throughout the state. For...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In preparation for another legislative session, the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts host their annual Legislative Conference to highlight partnerships and discuss natural resources policy at the Lincoln Embassy Suites Jan. 24-25, 2023. The two-day conference brings...Read more
Press Release from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy published on Jan. 4, 2023. LINCOLN, Nebraska -- The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is now accepting applications for the Private Well Reverse Osmosis Rebate Program. NDEE will administer $1.2 million in...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, insects and roots were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognize students from kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Healthy Soil...Read more
Hall of Fame and Conservation Award Winners Recognized for Success LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and subject matter experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 26-27, 2022. The conference...Read more
Three individuals honored for conservation work LINCOLN, Nebraska – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts’...Read more
Three individuals will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, drought or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 13-15, 2022. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – More than 51,000 trees of ETGreen’s 1 million goal take root advancing an ecosystem that provides shelter, safety, food, and more to a diverse range of species. In July 2021, Executive Travel, a Lincoln-based travel management company, announced its ETGreen initiative with a...Read more
NRDs play an important role in outdoor learning LINCOLN, Nebraska – Since their inception, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have organized projects and programs to educate both youth and adults about conservation and natural resources. According to the Children and Nature Network, time...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – With the stroke of a pen and eager applause, Gov. Pete Ricketts proclaims July 11-15, 2022, as NRD Week in Nebraska to celebrate Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 50th anniversary. “We are proud to celebrate five decades of protecting, conserving and improving...Read more