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03/26/2021
WEST POINT, Nebraska – Almost 300 people attended the Open House Public Hearing at the Nielsen Center in West Point on Thursday night. The public was provided the opportunity to learn more about the rising levels of nitrate in our groundwater, along with the proposed boundaries and requirements in...Read more
03/26/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors asked Monolith for more information before the Board acts on a well permit for Monolith’s new plant near Hallam. In a special meeting on March 24, the Board approved six motions requiring more...Read more
03/18/2021
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Tri-Basin Natural Resources District is surveying water users within the Little Blue River Basin portion of the District. Groundwater levels in parts of the Little Blue River Basin have been declining for several years. The Tri-Basin NRD board of directors is looking for...Read more
03/18/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – A founder and former leader of the Groundwater Foundation has been unanimously appointed to the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors (Board). The Board appointed Susan Seacrest, of Lincoln, to represent the district’s Subdistrict 10, after...Read more
03/16/2021
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD will be opening their recreation areas to vehicle traffice for the 2021 season March. 23. Walnut Creek Recreation Area (northeast of Crete) Swanton Wildlife Management Area (north of Swanton) Willard L. Meyer (Swan Lake) Recreation Area (east of Tobias)...Read more
03/15/2021
WEST POINT, Nebraska – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) staff and board members are inviting the public to an open house public hearing next week to learn about and discuss proposed changes to its groundwater management area in portions of Cuming, Colfax and Dodge counties. The...Read more
03/09/2021
WAHOO, Nebraska -- Spring is just around the corner and for some that means it is time to start preparing for planting flowerbeds and gardens. On Thursday, April 1, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (LPNNRD) will offer a new educational event at the Lake Wanahoo Education Building...Read more
03/05/2021
BEATRICE, Nebraska – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (LBBNRD) is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to hold a virtual public meeting regarding the Little Indian Creek Watershed Improvement Project Work Plan – Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA). Due to...Read more
03/05/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival, hosted by the Central Platte Natural Resources District, will be held virtually this year. All schools in Nebraska are invited to participate by accessing the Festival’s YouTube channel. Groundwater Festival Coordinator Marcia...Read more
02/26/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- There is a serious issue plaguing northeast Nebraska. The problem is nitrates in our groundwater. What can we do to rectify it? The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) works with the citizens across their 15-county district to effectively conserve, develop, and...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
09/04/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...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
12/11/2018
“We are pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS) actions to propose a new Clean Water Rule to replace the 2015 “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) Rule.”Read more
11/02/2018
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
10/23/2018
(WAHOO) Students and instructors from 39 different FFA Chapters across the state of Nebraska were at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, October 17th. 151 students competed in the 2018 State Land Judging Contest held at the recreation area. Individual and Team Scores are here.Read more
10/19/2018
City, State and federal officials today announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14...Read more
10/01/2018
(Kearney, NE) – The 2018 Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 24th – 25th and focused on protecting lives, property and the future of Nebraska’s natural resources.Read more
10/01/2018
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
09/14/2018
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
06/22/2018
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more

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