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The Tri-Basin NRD Board of Directors is trying to decide the most effective way to respond to groundwater declines in the Little Blue River Basin in eastern Kearney County. The board has met with water users numerous times over the years in an effort to educate the public about groundwater issues...Read more
WEST POINT, Nebraska – Almost 300 people attended the Open House Public Hearing at the Nielsen Center in West Point on Thursday night. The public was provided the opportunity to learn more about the rising levels of nitrate in our groundwater, along with the proposed boundaries and requirements in...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors asked Monolith for more information before the Board acts on a well permit for Monolith’s new plant near Hallam. In a special meeting on March 24, the Board approved six motions requiring more...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Tri-Basin Natural Resources District is surveying water users within the Little Blue River Basin portion of the District. Groundwater levels in parts of the Little Blue River Basin have been declining for several years. The Tri-Basin NRD board of directors is looking for...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – A founder and former leader of the Groundwater Foundation has been unanimously appointed to the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors (Board). The Board appointed Susan Seacrest, of Lincoln, to represent the district’s Subdistrict 10, after...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD will be opening their recreation areas to vehicle traffice for the 2021 season March. 23. Walnut Creek Recreation Area (northeast of Crete) Swanton Wildlife Management Area (north of Swanton) Willard L. Meyer (Swan Lake) Recreation Area (east of Tobias)...Read more
WEST POINT, Nebraska – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) staff and board members are inviting the public to an open house public hearing next week to learn about and discuss proposed changes to its groundwater management area in portions of Cuming, Colfax and Dodge counties. The...Read more
WAHOO, Nebraska -- Spring is just around the corner and for some that means it is time to start preparing for planting flowerbeds and gardens. On Thursday, April 1, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (LPNNRD) will offer a new educational event at the Lake Wanahoo Education Building...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (LBBNRD) is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to hold a virtual public meeting regarding the Little Indian Creek Watershed Improvement Project Work Plan – Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA). Due to...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival, hosted by the Central Platte Natural Resources District, will be held virtually this year. All schools in Nebraska are invited to participate by accessing the Festival’s YouTube channel. Groundwater Festival Coordinator Marcia...Read more


I get it. North Platte Senator Mike Groene campaigned hard on the issue of the Lincoln County stream augmentation project launched in 2012 by the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE). Click here to read the rest of the article.Read more
Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users who claimed their property rights were superior to the Republican River Compact and that state administration of surface water to comply with the Compact deprived them of all economic benefits failed to persuade the Nebraska Supreme Court.Read more
(Nebraska) Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) announces nearly 700,000 trees and shrubs have been ordered for Nebraskans across the state so far, for planting in the spring of 2017.Read more
Gordon Nebraska – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was Sidney Team 2 comprised of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William...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