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07/29/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) receives $209,500 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for year two of the “Development of Research and Demonstration Sites in the BGMA for Groundwater Nitrate Reduction” project. The project is one of the 118 projects that...Read more
07/28/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their July meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to approve an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) for the operation and maintenance of the Willow Creek State Recreation Area...Read more
07/24/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently announced they will receive $8,750 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “LENRD Establishment of Baseline Vadose Zone Sampling in Pierce County” project. This is the first year of award with a potential...Read more
07/23/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Rainwater Basin Joint Venture (RWBJV), an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, received funding for three grants totaling $535,563 from Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in 2020. Together, the grants benefit farmers, ranchers, wildlife, wetlands and...Read more
07/13/2020
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that five Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska received more than $4.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations (WFPO) funding. This funding will be directed toward developing watershed plans in the following NRDs: the...Read more
06/30/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their June board meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to repair the damages at the Willow Creek State Recreation Area (SRA) southwest of Pierce. The 2019 flood caused an estimated $229,400 worth of damages to the recreation...Read more
06/30/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Norfolk area is full of opportunities to explore the nature of Nebraska. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, and the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau want to help you discover your area trails, lakes, and wild places while...Read more
06/25/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that five Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska received over $4.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations (WFPO) funding. This funding will be directed towards developing watershed plans in the...Read more
06/25/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – JEO Consulting Group Inc. will facilitate a public open house regarding the Battle Creek Watershed Improvement Project Work Plan - Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA). The Open House will be held virtually through Zoom July 9, 2020, from 5-6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the...Read more
06/25/2020
Are you looking for a fun way to get out and enjoy a warm summer day? Have you been to the Cowboy Trail? This week Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) installed six interpretive learning signs to help make your time on the trail more enjoyable and fun for groups of all ages! LENRD...Read more

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04/27/2017
Concordia High School Takes the Win at State Envirothon High School Natural Resources Competition Lincoln, NE – The 2017 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia will now prepare for the North American Envirothon competition in Emmitsburg, Maryland in...Read more
03/20/2017
I get it. North Platte Senator Mike Groene campaigned hard on the issue of the Lincoln County stream augmentation project launched in 2012 by the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE). Click here to read the rest of the article.Read more
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

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