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HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project (CKRWP) Advisory Committee provides one $500 scholarship to a high school senior in memoriam of Galen Jueden. Jueden was a dedicated employee who was fully committed to the customers and staff of CKRWP. He was an invaluable asset, and his...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken to address it will be one of the topics featured at Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Water Programs Update to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitors Center near Alda,...Read more
TECUMSEH, Nebraska -- Due to an incidence of COVID-19 in the Nemaha NRD office, the Nemaha NRD board of directors meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 7 p.m. will be held virtually. All meeting materials, updates, and instructions for joining the meeting by computer or phone will be...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors voted to hire J. Scott Sobotka as the new general manager at their January board meeting. Sobotka has served the district for 22 years. First, as a land resources specialist and most recently as assistant manager. Scott lives near...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- Water that looks and tastes good may not necessarily be safe to drink. If your water comes from a well, annual testing is an important part of maintaining a safe source of drinking water. Regular testing helps well owners identify contamination problems and make informed...Read more
OMAHA, Nebraska -- It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague, friend, and mentor Marlin Petermann. Marlin worked for the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District for 47 years, the majority as assistant general manager. To say Marlin was passionate about his...Read more
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- In 2021, the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) board of directors continued to implement conservation practices, projects and services in Northeast Nebraska. LCNRD activities are led by a board of eleven locally elected directors; Carolyn Heine and Russ...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is cautioning landowners along the Platte River that with the colder temperatures, ice formation in the river channels will begin in the next few weeks. If enough ice forms, it can jam together, causing the river water...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – John Petersen, JEO Project Manager, gave an update on the Environmental Assessment Plan for the Lower Wood River Watershed to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors at their monthly meeting on Thursday. The project is located along the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – A new cost-sharing program to help landowners with the purchase of a tree was approved by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors Dec. 15. Beginning Jan. 12th, 2022, landowners can apply to plant a tree on their land through the new...Read more


LINCOLN, Nebraska – The voting members of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Board of Directors elected new officers during their board meeting March 9, 2020. The NARD Board consists of representation from each of the Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). The board...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Between Feb. 5 and March 10, Nebraska high school students competed around the state at regional Envirothon competitions demonstrating natural resources knowledge by measuring trees, identifying animal pelts and plotting maps. The winning teams from each regional Envirothon...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – It’s application time for one of the biggest youth agriculture outreach events in the state—the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI). NAYI brings together high school juniors and seniors to learn more about Nebraska agriculture, network with agriculture leaders and...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) collectively signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Jan. 28. This agreement is a renewal of a long-standing commitment between the NRDs and NRCS that...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. 28-29. The two-day conference brings...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Life in...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 30 Nebraska FFA chapters met in Tecumseh to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 23. The Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. “We’re excited to...Read more
KEARNEY, Neb. – Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRD) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 23-24. The conference brings together NRD employees and others integrally involved in conservation, technology and...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – 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 projects involve many dedicated individuals working to...Read more
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