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04/24/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska --The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) board of directors selected five recipients for the Ron Bishop-CPNRD College Scholarship Program at their meeting held via conference on Thursday. The students selected are Amanda Fay of Grand Island, Jason Line of...Read more
04/22/2020
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska – Organizers of the Scottsbluff-Gering United Chamber of Commerce 2020 Water Tour and of the Nebraska Water Center’s (NWC) Water Conference, in consultation with public health experts, have postponed both events until 2021. The Conference was to be hosted Aug. 3 at the...Read more
04/17/2020
OMAHA, Nebraska – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today that The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska’s project, “Resilient Futures for Nebraska Soil,” was selected as a project through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) for the amount of $4,419,304. “I’...Read more
04/16/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – City of Norfolk plans to plant 2,020 trees in 2020 begin in full force this week in advance of Arbor Day on Friday, April 24. A number of tree-planting initiatives, featuring partnerships with local and state organizations, kick off in the coming week. “2020 in 2020 is an...Read more
04/16/2020
CHADRON, Nebraska – The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will have trees available for pick up any time after April 22 for those who placed orders. Trees are still available for purchase on a very limited basis due to supply limitations from local tree nurseries. Please call...Read more
04/16/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors expressed its approval of progress April 15 in work being done to help manage eastern Nebraska’s groundwater. The Eastern Nebraska Water Resources Assessment (ENWRA) project has been studying eastern...Read more
04/16/2020
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) is working to ensure residents of Gosper, Phelps and Kearney counties can “stay home, stay healthy and stay connected.” TBNRD is assisting Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) and Phelps County Emergency Management Agency by...Read more
04/13/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) board of directors will review applications for the Ron Bishop-CPNRD College Scholarship Program during at their meeting to be held via conference call at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2020. Five students majoring in a...Read more
04/10/2020
TECUMSEH, Nebraska – Beginning Monday, April 13, all restrooms, playgrounds, and picnic shelters will be off limits at Nemaha NRD parks. This includes Kirkman's Cove, Iron Horse Trail Lake, Duck Creek Recreation Area, Wirth Brothers Lake and Prairie Owl. The closure was directed by the Nemaha NRD...Read more
04/10/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors voted today, during an emergency meeting, to allow the City of Lincoln (City) to utilize a former fire station for decontaminating personal protective medical equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak...Read more

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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
10/31/2016
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
10/28/2016
The first groundwater based nonpoint source Alternative to EPA’s 9-element Watershed Plan, the Bazile Groundwater Management Plan has been announced. It opens the area and project sponsors there to 319 Project funding -- the first ever groundwater area eligible under the new EPA NPS Guidance.Read more
09/29/2016
Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) 2016 Annual Conference Has Increased Attendance Educating Public About Water and Soil Conservation (Kearney, NE) – The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 26th – 27th...Read more
09/23/2016
(Kearney, NE) Protecting the public and Nebraska’s water, soil and other natural resources are the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) top priority. New studies, tools and programs will be presented at the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference on Monday, September 26th...Read more
09/14/2016
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more
09/14/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more

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