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BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors appointed Jason Sand of Beatrice as director of Sub-District 5 at the August meeting. He will complete the unexpired term of Ron Wiens who had served for 20 years in that position until his passing in June. This term will expire in...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $33.5 million fiscal year 2021 budget. The approval on Aug. 26, followed public hearings on Aug. 19 and other opportunities for public input since June. While the budget increased 5%...Read more
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources (LCNRD) welcomed Kristi Hochstein as the new office technician June 8, 2020. She will work closely with Office Manager Marilyn Schumacher on all aspects of office duties. Hochstein graduated from Hartington High School and has lived in the area all her life...Read more
Windbreaks on farms, ranches, and home acreages across the country provide critical protection for homes, livestock, farmsteads, crops, soil resources, water resources and wildlife. Conservation tree plantings are valuable assets and investments for the rural landscape. A single tree planting...Read more
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) sets aside funds each year to assist communities and other public entities in enhancing and protecting natural resources through the Community Assistance Program (CAP). LCNRD accepts applications year-round and approves requests on a first-come...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) directors and staff toured several projects in the district last week. During the month of August, TBNRD usually holds their regular meeting at a location within the district in conjunction with the Annual Board of Directors Tour...Read more
WAHOO, Nebraska -- On Wednesday, August 6th, United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Matt Lohr travelled to Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for a small gathering to begin his trip in Nebraska. Craig Derickson, Nebraska NRCS State...Read more
VALENTINE, Nebraska – The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources Districts (NRD) welcomed 40 attendees from around the Midwest to learn more about the Niobrara River Basin during the ninth annual Niobrara Basin meeting July 20-22. “The annual meeting allows us to engage in legislative, budgetary,...Read more
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
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


(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
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
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
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
(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
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more
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
LB 1038 was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts.Read more
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