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YORK, Nebraska – Following the lead of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District will reopen for overnight camping at local recreation areas on Wednesday, May 20, with some additional guidelines in place. Overnight camping will be available for RV campers...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Through its many programs, the environmental education staff at the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) helps 40,000 students learn more about their environment every school year. In reaction to school closures due to the pandemic, the staff found new ways to...Read more
TECUMSEH, Nebraska – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Nemaha Natural Resources District (NRD) has announced the cancellation of this year’s Watershed of Wonders day camp. Originally scheduled for June 17 at Duck Creek Recreation Area near Peru, Nebraska, the camp usually hosts up to 100...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – On April 20, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD), Lower Republican Natural Resources District (LRNRD) and Central Platte Rangeland Alliance (CPRA) conducted a burn on the Platte Republican Diversion (PRD) pasture west of Smithfield, Nebraska. The goal was to reduce the...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska --The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) board of directors selected five recipients for the Ron Bishop-CPNRD College Scholarship Program at their meeting held via conference on Thursday. The students selected are Amanda Fay of Grand Island, Jason Line of...Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska – Organizers of the Scottsbluff-Gering United Chamber of Commerce 2020 Water Tour and of the Nebraska Water Center’s (NWC) Water Conference, in consultation with public health experts, have postponed both events until 2021. The Conference was to be hosted Aug. 3 at the...Read more
OMAHA, Nebraska – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today that The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska’s project, “Resilient Futures for Nebraska Soil,” was selected as a project through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) for the amount of $4,419,304. “I’...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – City of Norfolk plans to plant 2,020 trees in 2020 begin in full force this week in advance of Arbor Day on Friday, April 24. A number of tree-planting initiatives, featuring partnerships with local and state organizations, kick off in the coming week. “2020 in 2020 is an...Read more
CHADRON, Nebraska – The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) will have trees available for pick up any time after April 22 for those who placed orders. Trees are still available for purchase on a very limited basis due to supply limitations from local tree nurseries. Please call...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors expressed its approval of progress April 15 in work being done to help manage eastern Nebraska’s groundwater. The Eastern Nebraska Water Resources Assessment (ENWRA) project has been studying eastern...Read more