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05/07/2021
Using the Hazard Mitigation Planning Process for Hazard-Specific Action Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, Nebraska Challenge : Multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation planning can be an effective process to build partnerships between communities that face common hazard risks, leading to...Read more
05/07/2021
WAHOO, Nebraska -- The rain held off long enough for area 5th and 6th grade students to attend all eight outdoor sessions of the Spring Conservation Sensation at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, May 5. The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District postponed last year’s event when...Read more
05/05/2021
Producers in the Upper Big Blue and Central Platte Natural Resources Districts, the Nebraska Soil Carbon Project is ready to enroll your acres! This project will provide greater financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in central Nebraska. Farmers can adopt soil...Read more
05/05/2021
Producers in the Upper Big Blue and Central Platte Natural Resources Districts, the Nebraska Soil Carbon Project is ready to enroll your acres! This project will provide greater financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in central Nebraska. Farmers can adopt soil...Read more
04/30/2021
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) Board of Directors voted to amend electrical camping rates from $10/night to $20/night effective May 1, 2021. Currently, electrical camping pads are available at Willard L. Meyer Recreation Area and Big Indian Recreation Area...Read more
04/29/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – High schoolers from across Nebraska – and a few pelicans – descended on Lake Wanahoo for the 29th annual Nebraska State Envirothon April 28. Ord High School took home the championship along with $1,500 and will represent Nebraska at the National Conservation Foundation (NCF)...Read more
04/26/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- After a long winter, farmers have been heading out to fields preparing for spring planting. For some that means tilling and fertilizing fields. When applying fertilizer, knowing what nutrients remain in the soil from last year could save time and money. If you will be...Read more
04/26/2021
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- In celebration of Arbor Day on Friday, April 30, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) will give away free tree seedlings to district residents. Planting a tree or shrub is always a good idea -- during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is an act of faith in the future. In...Read more
04/26/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – High levels of nitrate in our groundwater pose challenges for our future. One of the responsibilities of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is the development, management, utilization, and conservation of groundwater. At the LENRD’s April board meeting, the...Read more
04/26/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has waived aquifer testing and hydrogeologic analysis requirements for two additional water supply wells at Monolith’s plant near Hallam, but discussion about other variance requests related to the two...Read more

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NARD News
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
07/04/2017
(Lincoln, NE) For 45 years, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been protecting lives, property and future of this beautiful state. July 1, 2017, marks the 45th Anniversary of the creation of the NRD system in Nebraska. With the local public participation, Nebraska has made...Read more
06/27/2017
(WAHOO) The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced Eric Gottschalk as the candidate for General Manager following current General Manager John Miyoshi’s retirement. Gottschalk began his career with the Lower Platte North NRD in April of 2000. He has had involvement in...Read more
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

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