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LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) Board of Directors has approved a $33.5 million fiscal year 2021 budget. The approval on Aug. 26, followed public hearings on Aug. 19 and other opportunities for public input since June. While the budget increased 5%...Read more
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources (LCNRD) welcomed Kristi Hochstein as the new office technician June 8, 2020. She will work closely with Office Manager Marilyn Schumacher on all aspects of office duties. Hochstein graduated from Hartington High School and has lived in the area all her life...Read more
Windbreaks on farms, ranches, and home acreages across the country provide critical protection for homes, livestock, farmsteads, crops, soil resources, water resources and wildlife. Conservation tree plantings are valuable assets and investments for the rural landscape. A single tree planting...Read more
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) sets aside funds each year to assist communities and other public entities in enhancing and protecting natural resources through the Community Assistance Program (CAP). LCNRD accepts applications year-round and approves requests on a first-come...Read more
HOLDREGE, Nebraska -- Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) directors and staff toured several projects in the district last week. During the month of August, TBNRD usually holds their regular meeting at a location within the district in conjunction with the Annual Board of Directors Tour...Read more
WAHOO, Nebraska -- On Wednesday, August 6th, United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Matt Lohr travelled to Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for a small gathering to begin his trip in Nebraska. Craig Derickson, Nebraska NRCS State...Read more
VALENTINE, Nebraska – The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources Districts (NRD) welcomed 40 attendees from around the Midwest to learn more about the Niobrara River Basin during the ninth annual Niobrara Basin meeting July 20-22. “The annual meeting allows us to engage in legislative, budgetary,...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) receives $209,500 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for year two of the “Development of Research and Demonstration Sites in the BGMA for Groundwater Nitrate Reduction” project. The project is one of the 118 projects that...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their July meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to approve an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) for the operation and maintenance of the Willow Creek State Recreation Area...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently announced they will receive $8,750 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “LENRD Establishment of Baseline Vadose Zone Sampling in Pierce County” project. This is the first year of award with a potential...Read more