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09/29/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- An open house was held Sept. 15, 2021, at the Howells Ballroom for the Maple Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment. The improvement project area spans across parts of Stanton, Platte, Cuming, Colfax, and Dodge counties in northeast Nebraska. The Lower Elkhorn...Read more
09/17/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved a resolution officially establishing its Fiscal Year 2022 tax rate when it met on Wednesday. The $33.8 million budget, approved in August, requires a property tax levy that is 9.33% lower than...Read more
09/16/2021
LINCOLN, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days Sept. 15, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized four 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 make the...Read more
09/10/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Do you know who to turn to when you’re ready to update your windbreak? Who do you call when the quantity of your groundwater is limited? When your soil is unhealthy and you’re looking for ways to improve your land’s profitability, who can you trust to help? Nebraska’s Natural...Read more
08/27/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $33.8 million Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. The approval on Thursday, followed public hearings and other opportunities for public input since June. The budget’s property tax requirement is...Read more
08/27/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their August board meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) board of directors approved a resolution reaffirming their commitment to the management of our natural resources for the future and the importance of local control. Recent water quality data...Read more
08/24/2021
Dozens attended the dedication ceremony and open house on Friday, Aug. 20, to tour the newly renamed Clint Johannes Education Building at Lake Wanahoo – formerly named the Lake Wanahoo Education Building. Last year’s pandemic put a hold on the original open house date which had been set for April...Read more
08/16/2021
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Crop producers in the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District are again being offered help with establishing cover crops to control erosion and make the soil more productive. Cover crops can provide the added benefit of capturing, recycling, and redistributing nutrients,...Read more
08/16/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – One of the responsibilities of the NRDs is the development, management, utilization, and conservation of groundwater. The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) monitors the quality and quantity of our groundwater annually. This monitoring program has provided evidence...Read more
07/26/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Nebraska’s farmers are growing more with less water and fewer chemicals than ever before. And yet, we still struggle with the quality of our water in some areas. Nitrate levels in Nebraska’s groundwater are on the rise, especially in portions of northeast Nebraska. The Lower...Read more

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NARD News
06/27/2017
(WAHOO) The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced Eric Gottschalk as the candidate for General Manager following current General Manager John Miyoshi’s retirement. Gottschalk began his career with the Lower Platte North NRD in April of 2000. He has had involvement in...Read more
04/27/2017
Concordia High School Takes the Win at State Envirothon High School Natural Resources Competition Lincoln, NE – The 2017 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia will now prepare for the North American Envirothon competition in Emmitsburg, Maryland in...Read more
03/20/2017
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
03/15/2017
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
02/22/2017
(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
02/06/2017
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
11/17/2016
(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
10/31/2016
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more
10/28/2016
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
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

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