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GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – JEO Consulting Group will provide updates on the Lower Wood River and Elm/Turkey Creek watershed design plans at the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (NRD) Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2022. In 2021, Central Platte NRD received Watershed...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – An Eastern Nebraska group, the Lower Platte River Consortium, is encouraging the public to start now and be proactive in conserving water. Projections show that warmer temperatures and below normal precipitation are expected to continue through at least May and June. We all rely...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District is looking for volunteers to serve as classroom guides at the upcoming Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival on Tuesday, May 17, at Central Community College and College Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. Classroom guides work...Read more
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- Landowners in the Lower Big Blue NRD planning to install terraces, tile outlets, grassed waterways, or other conservation practices will have the opportunity to apply for cost-share assistance during the week of May 2-6, 2022, at their local NRCS office. Landowners applying...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska – Fires raged through Gosper County and into Furnas County on Thursday, April 7, devastating the area. High winds and dry conditions caused the fire to move rapidly and made it extremely difficult to contain. Elwood Fire Chief Darren Krull lost his life and others were injured...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is currently working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and JEO Consulting Group (JEO) to complete a study of the Battle Creek Watershed. At their March meeting, the LENRD board members discussed whether to...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Jesse Bell, PhD, and director of the Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Water, Climate and Health Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center presented results on health and water quality research to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors at...Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska -- During the March 10, 2022, board meeting, the North Platte Natural Resources District board announced Scott Schaneman as general manager. Schaneman has been serving as the interim general manager since January. He has worked in various roles at the NRD during his 14-year...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) provides financial scholarships for college assistance, high school range camp, and middle-school Adventure Camp. College juniors and seniors seeking a natural resources degree may apply for a scholarship through the...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors approved accepting ownership of the Two Creeks Prairie from the City of Lincoln (City) when the Board met virtually on March 16th. The transfer of the 100-acre tract, near SW 84th Street and Old Cheney...Read more


(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
(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
(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
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
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
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
(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
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
(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
The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is promoting trees by encouraging teachers and students to enter its 2016 poster contest.Read more