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04/08/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – An emergency meeting of the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, April 9, at 2 p.m., to consider a City of Lincoln (City) request to use a former fire station, now owned by LPSNRD, to decontaminate medical equipment...Read more
04/06/2020
BEATRICE, Nebraska – Following the lead of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will limit access to some amenities and activities at its recreation areas to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The NRD will continue to monitor this public health...Read more
04/03/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – 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...Read more
04/03/2020
CHADRON, Nebraska – In the interest of both public safety and the safety of our staff, the Upper Niobrara White NRD office will be closed to the public until further notice. Anyone needing to conduct business with the NRD should do so via telephone or email as staff will continue to work in the...Read more
04/03/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – During these times of uncertainty, it’s important to stay informed about the COVID-19 pandemic and remain vigilant. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is closing their public campgrounds at their recreation areas near Stanton and Leigh effective from April 1st...Read more
04/03/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) will implement two changes to its rules and regulations governing the Dwight-Valparaiso-Brainard Special Management Area (SMA) during the 2020 irrigation season. Until now, irrigation allocations were administered in...Read more
04/01/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – For the first time in 47 years, the board room at the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) office was empty as the board held their March meeting online via audio/video conferencing. “The world is navigating through uncharted waters as the coronavirus pandemic...Read more
03/30/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) announced today that the Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival to be held May 12, 2020, in Grand Island is canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Festival is held annually at the Central Community College and...Read more
03/26/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) held their monthly board of directors meeting via conference call on Thursday. The CPNRD’s physical office is closed to the public to monitor the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation; however, all calls are being...Read more
03/26/2020
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska – The Greener Gardens Greenhouse: A project of the North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) will provide education, greenhouse and gardening information on the Greener Gardens Greenhouse Facebook page. This action is being taken with the consideration of current...Read more

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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
03/09/2016
Longtime Natural Resources Leaders Elected to Higher OfficesRead more
02/12/2016
The Western Regional Envirothon competition brought out dozens of high school students interested in natural resources. Find out the winners here!Read more
01/22/2016
Statement by Troy Bredenkamp, on Behalf of Common Sense Nebraska Coalition, Regarding Defeat of the “Waters of the U.S.” Rule as Top PriorityRead more
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
A historic agreement has been negotiated protecting the future of the Niobrara River and basin.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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