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04/10/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is offering $100 scholarships for students to attend natural resources-related camps this summer. ELEMENTARY Scholarships are available for elementary students to attend the Summer Orientation About Rivers (SOAR) Camp. SOAR...Read more
04/04/2018
Highlights from the Tri-Basin NRD newsletter include: - Curtis Scheele received regional and national NRCS awards - Flowmeter data for 2017 has been compiled - Land Resources staff at TBNRD has changed - ACE camp scholarships are available to TBNRD students - Tri-Basin will be giving tree seedlings...Read more
04/02/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Following executive session, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board approved a purchase agreement to buy 157.4 acres of groundwater irrigated land in the amount of $915,000 during their monthly board meeting on Thursday. The land is located six miles southeast of...Read more
03/28/2018
(Alma, NE) Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Nebraska Bostwick Irrigation District (NBID) have signed an Agreement through which the LRNRD will contribute $1 million to Bostwick’s upcoming automated gate project. This project will significantly improve the efficiency of the...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
03/09/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Jim Cannia, U.S. Geological Survey, will give an update on the Airborne Electromagnetic (AEM) survey results within the Central Platte NRD to the NRD’s Water Resources Committee this month. The committee will report the results at the board of directors meeting scheduled for 2:...Read more
03/02/2018
Staff and directors from Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) will meet with landowners involved in the district’s Improvement Project Areas (IPA) on Friday, March 9. Members of the Kearney County IPA steering committees (South Dry Creek IPA, Fort Kearny-West IPA, Whiskey Slough IPA, and Fort...Read more
02/27/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - With higher temperatures this week, the Central Platte Natural Resources District is warning homeowners that ice jams and flooding are a high potential along the Platte River. This winter has had more freezing degree days and the ice is thicker. The warmer temperatures this...Read more
02/26/2018
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Is your soil as healthy as it could be? That’s a question that farmers have asked themselves for decades. In the past, the answer would be to apply more fertilizer on crops to get the best yield possible. More recently, new practices focus more on determining what is happening...Read more

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NARD News
12/11/2015
The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts is proud to announce the 2015 Nebraska Envirothon state championship team ranked 11th across North America after competing in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon competition in the Summer of 2015.Read more
12/11/2015
While NARD supports efforts to protect water quality and quantity in Nebraska, and has a proven track record of cooperation with local residents and other agencies to do so, we believe the Final Rule will have the federal government more involved in the daily lives of Nebraskans and will not result...Read more

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