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02/26/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- On Feb. 25, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors selected Downey Drilling to construct 12 dedicated monitoring wells in Buffalo and southern Hall counties in the amount of $27,546.42. CPNRD staff measures 450-500 wells throughout the...Read more
02/22/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South NRD (LPSNRD) Board of Directors heard a report from LRE Water of Minneapolis, Minnesota, on LRE’s review of a groundwater modeling study completed for the Monolith plant near Hallam, Nebraska. Monolith has applied to LPSNRD for a groundwater well permit...Read more
02/05/2021
Producers from the Tri-Basin Natural Resources District earned top awards in the 2020 Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) program in the sprinkler sorghum and subsurface drip irrigated (SDI) corn competitions. Scott Jewett, of Holdrege, won the award for Highest Input Use Efficiency and Marc...Read more
02/05/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska -- A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet virtually via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 10 a.m. The meeting is hosted by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District. There is a...Read more
02/02/2021
STANTON, Nebraska -- A Local Working Group that provides advice on the priorities for many U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation programs will meet Feb. 11, 2021, from 5:30-7p.m. via Zoom. Zoom Meeting Link can be found below and via the Lower Elkhorn NRD’s website: Connect to Zoom For audio...Read more
02/01/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – No matter where you live in Nebraska, you’re never far from a public outdoor recreation area. Many of these recreational opportunities, such as trails, lakes, parks, and wildlife areas, are built and maintained by Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). One of the 12...Read more
01/29/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a Board seat, following the resignation of Subdistrict 10 Director Karen Amen. Applicants must be a resident of Subdistrict 10 and they must be a registered voter...Read more
01/22/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project (CKRWP) Advisory Committee provides a $500 scholarship to a high school senior in memoriam of Galen Jueden. Galen was a dedicated employee who was fully committed to the customers and staff of CKRWP. He was a valuable asset and his...Read more
01/22/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The 2021 tree planting season is just around the corner and the time is now to plan your windbreak or conservation tree planting. The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) will be taking orders for conservation trees from now until April 1, 2021, for spring...Read more
01/22/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) provides two $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who reside within the LCNRD boundary. Patefield – Green Memorial Scholarships are available to students who intend to pursue an agricultural-related...Read more

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NARD News
05/02/2018
(Lincoln, NE) In honor of Soil and Water Stewardship Week’s theme “Watersheds, Our Water, Our Home,” the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are celebrating the watershed projects that benefit Nebraska. Through the 900+...Read more
04/12/2018
(Norfolk, NE) The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts Foundation’s annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash set for Saturday, April 14, 2018 on the Cowboy Trail in Norfolk has been cancelled to the expected snow storm.Read more
03/23/2018
Local NRD Run Raises Funds for Youth Education in Natural Resources NORFOLK - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is reaching out across the district to help support youth education in natural resources. The LENRD is hosting a 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash fundraiser at Ta-Ha-...Read more
03/14/2018
Twelve teams competed March 6th, in the 2018 Southeast Regional Envirothon Competition at Southeast Community College-Beatrice Campus. The Envirothon is a natural resources competition for 9th through 12th grade students. The competition consists of seven testing stations, where participants answer...Read more
10/31/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Starting this fall, only junior and senior college students are eligible to receive a scholarship. The Central Platte Natural Resources District will provide five college students scholarships...Read more
10/12/2017
(Dix, NE) Over 80 high-school students from around the panhandle participated in the 2017 West Regional Land Judging Contest. The event was held north of Dix.Read more
10/05/2017
Harvest isn’t just about cutting stalks, it’s about taking stock. According to Britt Weiser, state resource conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lincoln, during harvest farmers should study the areas in their fields where erosion is occurring.Read more
09/22/2017
(Rushville, NE) One-hundred-sixteen (116) high school students from 11 schools across the Nebraska Panhandle competed in the Area I Range Judging contest held at Kirkland and Sheila Budd’s Ranch on Wednesday September 20, 2017.Read more
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

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