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GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District held a public hearing on Thursday to hear public comments on the proposed fiscal 2022/2023 levy, just prior to the Board of Directors monthly meeting. Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, said with the total requirements for the...Read more
Grand Island, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) will start taking applications to transfer irrigated acres for the 2023 growing season on September 1, 2022. The application period will end on March 1, 2023. Luke Zakrzewski, GIS Image Analyst, said if you are planning...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing at 1:45 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2022, to hear public comments on the proposed fiscal 2022/2023 levy. General ManagerLyndon Vogt said with the total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund at $28,...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $36.7 million Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. District subcommittees began working on the budget in April and cut $3.5 million from the initial draft. The approval Wednesday followed public...Read more
CHADRON, Nebraska - Each year, the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) accepts nominations for individuals or groups who have shown exemplary work to protect our state’s natural resources in Northwest Nebraska. Nominations are accepted from agencies and natural resources...Read more
VALENTINE, Nebraska - On Monday, June 13, 2022, the Middle Niobrara NRD (MNNRD) Board of Directors voted 6-0 to approve modifications to the Rules and Regulations of the MNNRD. Modifications covered the following topics: 1.) Updates to the glossary of terms. 2.) Changes to the current moratorium on...Read more
BATTLE CREEK, Nebraska - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will hold a public open house to provide an update on the Battle Creek Watershed Flood Risk Reduction Plan. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, from 5-7 p...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors approved the 2023 budget of expenditures as advertised. Total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund are $28,448,376.11. Based on the balances on hand and estimated revenue the...Read more
The third biennial Great Plains Fire Summit/Patch Burn Grazing Conference will be Aug. 23-25, 2022, in North Platte, Nebraska.The conference will start on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 1 PM and conclude Thursday, Aug. 25, after the tour. DRAFT AGENDA See below for additional information surrounding the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors tentatively approved a Fiscal Year 2023 Budget at its July 20th monthly meeting. The complete $36.6 million balanced plan for revenue and expenditures is available at The tentative budget...Read more


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
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
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
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
NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
“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
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
(WAHOO) Students and instructors from 39 different FFA Chapters across the state of Nebraska were at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, October 17th. 151 students competed in the 2018 State Land Judging Contest held at the recreation area. Individual and Team Scores are here.Read more
City, State and federal officials today announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14...Read more
(Kearney, NE) – The 2018 Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 24th – 25th and focused on protecting lives, property and the future of Nebraska’s natural resources.Read more