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06/24/2020
CHADRON, Nerbaska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) held the first annual amateur photo contest, soliciting photos of natural resource related subjects from residents within the District including Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan and Sioux counties. With nearly 50 photos...Read more
06/11/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently awarded four scholarships to area graduates. The $500 scholarships are given to graduating high school seniors within the district who are planning to further their education in a natural resources or agriculture-...Read more
06/11/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors and members of the public who listen will be briefed on the initial draft of the fiscal year 2021 budget, when the board meets remotely on Wednesday, June 17, starting one hour earlier than usual, at 6...Read more
06/02/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) will open tent camping at their recreation areas beginning Thursday, June 4. All previous temporary restrictions on recreational vehicle and tent camping will be removed. Designated beaches and swimming areas and all restrooms...Read more
06/01/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Recently, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors signed a letter of support to apply for grant funding to restore and establish tree windbreaks across the district. The Nebraska Forest Service is applying for the Regional Conservation Partnership...Read more
05/27/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) will begin required maintenance to the top of the dam at North Oak 1-A, also known as Wildwood Lake. The work involves some regrading to the top of the dam structure. Wildwood Lake is owned by the NRD, but managed by the...Read more
05/22/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Stormwater improvement projects related to the Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project, Salt Creek stream stability and Beal Slough are included in a stormwater management work plan approved May 20 by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors...Read more
05/22/2020
WAHOO, Nebraska – The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (LPNNRD) announced the opening of two vault toilets at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for the upcoming holiday weekend. In March, the LPNNRD made the decision to close all of the restrooms along with the shower building and...Read more
05/19/2020
ORD, Nebraska – The Lower Loup Natural Resources District’s two recreation areas will reopen Wednesday, May 20. Pibel Lake Recreation Area south of Bartlett and Davis Creek Recreation Area south of North Loup are currently limited to day-use only. NRD General Manager Russell Callan said that RV...Read more
05/18/2020
BEATRICE, Nebraska – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will open its recreation areas for camping May 20, 2020. The gates to camping areas at Big Indian and Willard Meyer Recreation Areas will be closed at 5 p.m. May 19, 2020, and open to campers on a first-come, first-serve basis...Read more

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NARD News
09/14/2016
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
09/14/2016
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
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
A historic agreement has been negotiated protecting the future of the Niobrara River and basin.Read more

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