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GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) receives trees and shrubs from Bessey Nursery at Halsey National Forest for their Conservation Tree Program. Although last month’s Bovee Fire burned 19,000 acres, the 4-H Camp and the observation deck, the nursery stock...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) will host two public information meetings this month to explain proposed changes to the CPNRD’s Groundwater Management Plan. The proposed updates include new climate, hydrogeologic and socio-economic data of the...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) drew a crowd for their October board meeting to hear discussions about possible groundwater use restrictions for next year. Because the district continues to be in a D3 & D4 drought, as determined by the U.S. Drought...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is reminding producers in Phases II/III of the NRD’s Groundwater Management Program to take water and soil samples to submit with their annual crop report. The samples are required to provide ongoing monitoring of nitrate...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD will provide $50 towards one soil sample to producers district wide. Producers in the districts Phase II Groundwater Management Area are eligible to receive cost share on up to three samples at $50 each. Regular soil sampling can help identify nutrient...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – At Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors October meeting held Thursday, General Manager Lyndon Vogt reported that staff will meet with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Friday, October 28th, to discuss questions and...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Students and instructors from 29 high schools met near Gering to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 19. The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. With towering bluffs...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors met Wednesday and accepted a project bid of $2.9 million by Strongties, LLC, for the Antelope Creek Channel Repair Project, between 40th Street and Scott Avenue. The section of streambank was damaged...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Over $2 million is available for landowners to apply more efficient irrigation techniques, install conservation practices, and assist farmers with converting irrigated acres to non-irrigated farmland. Producers in the Central Platte and Twin Platte Natural Resources...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Producers in the Central Platte and Upper Big Blue Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are encouraged to enroll their acres in the Nebraska Soil Carbon Project. This project provides financial incentives to producers who utilize key conservation practices in central Nebraska...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
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more