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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
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
09/03/2019
Lincoln (NE) August 29, 2019 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) has closed a portion of its Oak Creek Recreational Trail (including the equestrian trail), one mile west of Valparaiso, due to excessive stream erosion. LPSNRD Resources Conservationist Ariana Kennedy said, “...Read more
08/26/2019
NORFOLK – 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 450 acre-feet of new depletions, in...Read more
08/22/2019
August 21, 2019 Lincoln, Neb. – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has given final approval to a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. The approval on Wednesday, followed public hearings on August 15 and other opportunities for public input since mid-June. Board...Read more
08/14/2019
As Nebraskans learned this past spring, you can’t predict when disaster will strike—but you can be prepared. Funding for emergency preparation and other community enhancements was the main topic at a recent workshop presented at the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District office in York, August 7...Read more
08/08/2019
The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will hold a public hearing and informational open house at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Holthus Convention Center (3130 Holen Avenue, York). Anyone with an interest in water usage and quality issues in the district area is encouraged to...Read more
08/05/2019
Free 10 county scrap tire collection! The Papio Missouri River Natural Resources District, Nebraska Loess Hills RC&D Council and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District will have a free scrap tire collection on Friday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds in...Read more
08/05/2019
NORFOLK, Neb. – Groundwater quality and quantity are top priorities for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD). Through monthly meeting, the LENRD Board and staff work to develop and implement management plans for the future of Nebraska's natural resources. During LENRD's July meeting...Read more

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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
04/29/2016
NEBRASKA ENVIROTHON NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETITION ANNOUNCES WINNING TEAM HEADED TO COMPETE IN CANADA! “Envirothon goes beyond the classroom in giving students natural resources life skills.” Lincoln, NE – The 2016 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School...Read more
04/20/2016
LB 1038 was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts.Read more
03/22/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are being featured in an hour-long program called “Keeping Nebraska Local: A Unique Approach to Resource Management” on Nebraska Educational Television World (NET2) beginning March 24th at 8 pm CT. It will also be available online at http://netnebraska...Read more
03/22/2016
Lace up your shoes! It’s running time at Chalco Hills Recreation Area - Omaha’s premier outdoor recreation facility! Join the Natural Resources Districts for the second annual 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Run/Kids Dash fundraiser on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Click here to register: Natural Resources Districts...Read more

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