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05/06/2022
WAHOO, Nebraska – Over 200 fifth and sixth graders explored the outdoors during a moderately calm and cool spring day at the lake. On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) held their 31st annual Spring Conservation Sensation at the Lake Wanahoo NRD...Read more
05/04/2022
BEATRICE, Nebraska - In response to much needed rain across the district, the temporary burn ban put in place April 25, 2022, at all Lower Big Blue NRD areas has been lifted. Areas impacted are: Wolf Wildcat WMA Bear Lake WMA Leisure Lake WMA Walnut Creek Recreation Area Cub Creek Recreation Area...Read more
05/03/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – John Petersen, JEO Project Manager, gave updates on the Elm/Turkey Creek and Lower Wood River watershed design plans at the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (NRD) Board of Directors meeting on Thursday. In 2021, Central Platte NRD received Watershed Flood...Read more
04/25/2022
BEATRICE, Nebraska - Effective immediately, April 25, 2022, all campfires or burning of any kind is prohibited at all Lower Big Blue NRD recreation areas. This ban is being issued at the request of our local volunteer fire departments due to high fire danger across the district. The fire ban...Read more
04/22/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – On April 20, the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved cost-share funding to help the Village of Davey take an extra precautionary step in decommissioning one of its wells. Davey officials sought cost-sharing for an “advanced well...Read more
04/19/2022
NORFOLK, Nebraska - Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are a unique form of local government when compared to other parts of the nation, as Nebraska is the only state that addresses natural resource management concerns using this political structure. Given the fact that NRDs are granted...Read more
04/18/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – JEO Consulting Group will provide updates on the Lower Wood River and Elm/Turkey Creek watershed design plans at the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (NRD) Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2022. In 2021, Central Platte NRD received Watershed...Read more
04/18/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – An Eastern Nebraska group, the Lower Platte River Consortium, is encouraging the public to start now and be proactive in conserving water. Projections show that warmer temperatures and below normal precipitation are expected to continue through at least May and June. We all rely...Read more
04/18/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District is looking for volunteers to serve as classroom guides at the upcoming Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival on Tuesday, May 17, at Central Community College and College Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. Classroom guides work...Read more
04/14/2022
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- Landowners in the Lower Big Blue NRD planning to install terraces, tile outlets, grassed waterways, or other conservation practices will have the opportunity to apply for cost-share assistance during the week of May 2-6, 2022, at their local NRCS office. Landowners applying...Read more

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01/30/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) collectively signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Jan. 28. This agreement is a renewal of a long-standing commitment between the NRDs and NRCS that...Read more
01/23/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In preparation for another legislative session, the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts host their annual Legislative Conference to highlight partnerships and discuss natural resources policy at the Lincoln Embassy Suites Jan. 28-29. The two-day conference brings...Read more
12/09/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergarten to 12th grade, who competed in the annual “Life in...Read more
10/24/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 30 Nebraska FFA chapters met in Tecumseh to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 23. The Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. “We’re excited to...Read more
09/16/2019
KEARNEY, Neb. – Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRD) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 23-24. The conference brings together NRD employees and others integrally involved in conservation, technology and...Read more
09/11/2019
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts projects involve many dedicated individuals working to...Read more
09/04/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...Read more
01/07/2019
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
12/11/2018
“We are pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS) actions to propose a new Clean Water Rule to replace the 2015 “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) Rule.”Read more
11/02/2018
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more

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