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11/24/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a Board seat following the passing of Subdistrict 3 Director Mike DeKalb. Applicants must be a resident of Subdistrict 3 and they must be a registered voter. Subdistrict 3...Read more
11/19/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved $2.56 million in grant funding for the Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project Nov. 18, 2020. The money completes a grant announced in 2019 from the Nebraska Water Sustainability Fund, which is...Read more
11/13/2020
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Nebraska has a proud history of planting trees. Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) help landowners plant more than a million conservation trees each year. Since 1972, the Central Platte NRD has sold more than 3.7 million trees. Conservation trees benefit both...Read more
11/06/2020
What drives soil health? What are the costs and benefits of improving your soil? These questions and more will be explored at the upcoming Project GROW Winter Workshop, in York Dec. 3. The third annual Winter Workshop will feature Dr. Jill Clapperton, owner and principal scientist at Rhizoterra,...Read more
11/05/2020
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska -- Twin Platte Natural Resources District (TPNRD) received a $249,990 grant from the Nebraska Water Sustainability Fund to help fund the TPNRD Advanced Aquifer Monitoring System. This new system will use 135 sites currently measured for groundwater levels (73 existing...Read more
11/03/2020
RANDOLPH, Nebraska – The City of Randolph will break ground this week on a flood control project that has been in the making for 18 years. The groundbreaking ceremony will be Friday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. near the city’s RV parking area, west of Sholes Road and east of Nebraska Street. Representatives...Read more
10/30/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 32 Nebraska FFA chapters met in McCool Junction to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 28. The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. To...Read more
10/26/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their October meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors approved a motion to direct staff to begin the formal process for consideration of a Phase 2 Groundwater Management Area in portions of Cuming, Colfax, and Dodge counties for...Read more
10/23/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors awarded construction contracts for three new projects when it met Oct. 21, 2020. A project to repair a weir on Oak Creek, near 14th Street and Saunders Avenue (Lincoln), is the largest of the three...Read more
10/16/2020
AUBURN, Nebraska – A warm, sunny day greeted the 208 FFA students who competed at the annual Southeast Area Land Judging Contest. Held every fall, the 2020 contest took place on Oct. 7, 2020, east of Auburn, Nebraska. The contest was sponsored by the Nemaha Natural Resources District with...Read more

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09/29/2016
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
09/23/2016
(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
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

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