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02/15/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Irrigators in the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) are reminded to contact NRD staff if you are planning any changes this irrigation season. Irrigators are required to inform the CPNRD of any development work that concerns newly irrigated acres. Any land...Read more
02/11/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Crane Viewing site near Alda will be improved with funds recently awarded through the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) administered by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Located two miles south of the I-80 Exit 305 along...Read more
02/11/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) crane viewing decks in Gibbon and Alda, Nebraska, will be a topic of discussion at the CPNRD’s monthly board meeting on February 24, 2022. Jesse Mintken, Assistant Manager, will provide an update on the rehabilitation of...Read more
02/09/2022
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Whether it’s a reptile wrapped around a wrist or a cool splash in the Middle Loup River, Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) has something to offer this summer. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are now accepting registrations for ACE Camp June 26-29, 2022, at...Read more
02/01/2022
UPDATED Feb. 23, 2022 CHADRON, Nebraska -- The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will hold the annual Water Education Meeting at the Eagles Club in Alliance on Monday, March 21, 2022. With another line up of great speakers on several topics pertaining to water management,...Read more
01/28/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved an agreement to add a municipal component to the CPNRD’s water bank for managed development of new uses of water for municipal and industrial uses by the cities within the District. CPNRD...Read more
01/12/2022
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project (CKRWP) Advisory Committee provides one $500 scholarship to a high school senior in memoriam of Galen Jueden. Jueden was a dedicated employee who was fully committed to the customers and staff of CKRWP. He was an invaluable asset, and his...Read more
01/12/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken to address it will be one of the topics featured at Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Water Programs Update to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitors Center near Alda,...Read more
01/12/2022
TECUMSEH, Nebraska -- Due to an incidence of COVID-19 in the Nemaha NRD office, the Nemaha NRD board of directors meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 7 p.m. will be held virtually. All meeting materials, updates, and instructions for joining the meeting by computer or phone will be...Read more
01/06/2022
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors voted to hire J. Scott Sobotka as the new general manager at their January board meeting. Sobotka has served the district for 22 years. First, as a land resources specialist and most recently as assistant manager. Scott lives near...Read more

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10/31/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE) - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. Starting this fall, only junior and senior college students are eligible to receive a scholarship. The Central Platte Natural Resources District will provide five college students scholarships...Read more
10/12/2017
(Dix, NE) Over 80 high-school students from around the panhandle participated in the 2017 West Regional Land Judging Contest. The event was held north of Dix.Read more
10/05/2017
Harvest isn’t just about cutting stalks, it’s about taking stock. According to Britt Weiser, state resource conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lincoln, during harvest farmers should study the areas in their fields where erosion is occurring.Read more
09/22/2017
(Rushville, NE) One-hundred-sixteen (116) high school students from 11 schools across the Nebraska Panhandle competed in the Area I Range Judging contest held at Kirkland and Sheila Budd’s Ranch on Wednesday September 20, 2017.Read more
08/08/2017
(Nebraska) Several popular Natural Resources District (NRD) recreation areas and hiking/biking trails across Nebraska are expecting record-breaking numbers of campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to come out and watch the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. The NRD recreation areas in the...Read more
08/04/2017
(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- Six of Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) will present Wildlife CSI in the Sustainability Pavilion at the Nebraska State Fair. Participants will use animal tracking, skull and bone identification, scatology, animal evidence and observation in the natural world. "...Read more
07/04/2017
(Lincoln, NE) For 45 years, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have been protecting lives, property and future of this beautiful state. July 1, 2017, marks the 45th Anniversary of the creation of the NRD system in Nebraska. With the local public participation, Nebraska has made...Read more
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

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