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10/15/2020
BEATRIC, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) will close recreation areas to vehicle traffic for the season Oct. 26, 2020. Big Indian Recreation Area, located southwest of Wymore; Swanton Wildlife Management Area, located north of Swanton; Walnut Creek Recreation Area,...Read more
10/12/2020
PRAGUE, Nebraska – More than 180 students from 11 FFA chapters explored four soil pits near Czechland Lake Recreation Area to compete in the East Central Regional Land Judging contest on Tuesday, Oct. 5. After months of planning and special modifications to accommodate school guidelines and area...Read more
10/01/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Crop producers in the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) have an extra month to apply for LPSNRD’s Cover Crop cost-sharing program. Cover crops, planted after harvest, capture nutrients, such as nitrogen, from the soil, then recycle and redistribute them...Read more
09/28/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their September meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to officially declare a drought across the district, which is comprised of all or parts of 15 counties in northeast Nebraska. The LENRD Board will continue to meet and...Read more
09/18/2020
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Lewis and Clark NRD has hired Becky Ravenkamp as the Bow Creek Watershed Coordinator to address nonpoint source pollution loads in Bow Creek. When asked what the most important she want the community to know about her she replied, “I hope everyone in the watershed will...Read more
09/18/2020
CHADRON, Nebraska -- Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and tax levy Sept. 10, 2020. For the seventh straight year, the tax asking will remain at $627,300.00 with the balance of the income being received from grants...Read more
09/17/2020
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors, after approving a FY 2021 Budget in August, has approved a resolution establishing the amount of needed property taxes for the new budget at the same amount as in FY 2020, $10.1 million. The district’...Read more
09/16/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The fiscal year 2021 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) reflects projects and programs that will protect our future while fully leveraging local taxpayer dollars as efficiently as possible. “We continue to maximize the use of our local funds by...Read more
09/01/2020
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Landowners within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries, will have an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres in some portions of the district this fall. The LENRD board voted, at their August meeting, to allow up to 295 acre-feet of new stream...Read more
09/01/2020
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors appointed Jason Sand of Beatrice as director of Sub-District 5 at the August meeting. He will complete the unexpired term of Ron Wiens who had served for 20 years in that position until his passing in June. This term will expire in...Read more

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NARD News
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
12/11/2015
The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts is proud to announce the 2015 Nebraska Envirothon state championship team ranked 11th across North America after competing in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon competition in the Summer of 2015.Read more
12/11/2015
While NARD supports efforts to protect water quality and quantity in Nebraska, and has a proven track record of cooperation with local residents and other agencies to do so, we believe the Final Rule will have the federal government more involved in the daily lives of Nebraskans and will not result...Read more

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